Art Made by Tammy -Quotable Quotes
"Art is not what you see, but what you make others see."Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was a French artist typically considered to be an Impressionist, but was a self-proclaimed realist. Over half of his works include dancers, which display his mastery of depicting movement.
Now I'm no Degas, but I like to think that this hand painted wearable art pendant does a good job of depicting a freely flowing stream, with aromatic flowers waving gently in the breeze.
"Great art picks up where nature ends."Marc Chagall (1887-1985) was a Belorussian-French artist who many consider to be one of the most successful artists of the 20th century. He created works using a wide variety of medium, including painting, stained glass, ceramic and tapestries.
These three pieces show the diversity that I bring to my creations, a painted wood pendant, a hand-engraved locket, and a hand-painted, crystal-adorned antique brass pendant.
"One must from time to time attempt things that are beyond one's capacity."Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. His early works show the influence of colorism, luminosity and realism. In his later works he attempted to return to classicism.
When I saw how small these little bottles were, I didn't think I could possibly fill them with anything, but with inspiration comes innovation, and I love the way the tree branches turned out on this piece.
"Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life."Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was a Spanish artist who spent most of his life in France. Picasso's early works are generally categorized into two different "color" periods - the Blue Period in which he painted using mostly blue and blue-green colors, and the Rose Period in which he painted using mostly orange and pink colors.
I'm no Picasso either, but I do like blues, greens and pinks as demonstrated in these Blue Flower Earrings and Pink Flower Locket.
"If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint."Edward Hopper (1882-1967) was an American Realist artist. While most frequently associated with oil paintings, Edward Hopper was equally well versed in printmaking and etching. In his early struggling years while stuck in a dry spell, he produced a multitude of etchings including scenes of both New York and Paris.
My rendition below of the Eiffel Tower was inspired by a trip I took to Paris with my
husband a few years ago. An incredibly beautiful, welcoming place to visit.