Love by color & movement

Paintings representing love through movement and color. There are many ways to convey love and the different feelings that come with it. Colors can represent many elements and help to create an illusion of movement in the paintings. Artists through time have used color and movement to tell a story in one canvas, make the viewer feel what the want by selecting the right colors to portray love. 

This oil in canvas is based on The Odessey. Different warm and cold colors have been used to give a dreamy glazed texture and feel to the artwork. There is movement present in many ways, Telemachus hand is gently placed on the thigh of Eucharis and her head rests sadly on his shoulder. Eucharis hands are around his neck while he holds a sword. One can appreciate movement on the clothing, it drapes nicely with the position of the bodies.
This painting conveys love in a soft way. A mother and he son enjoy a outdoors afternoon. Colors a are nicely used to create shadows, vibrance of the sun and reflection of the flowers colors in the faces of the characters. The movement is noticeable on the dress of the mother flowing with the wind, the flowers moving in the direction of the wind at the bottom. Lastly, the could appear to be moving as well with a soft yellow brushstroke to brighten the sky.
The colors on this canvas are mostly cold, however, it soft purple hues give the air of romanticism and friendship. The setting is an afternoon which reflects the pink, oranges and yellows on the water. The movement appreciated are mostly caused by the water to give the illusion of flowing water and resting bodies on the boat.
The colors used in this painting are bright and vibrant flat pattern. There is plenty of gold color in the artwork due to the period of the artist. The movement in this painting is represented by the erotism of the two characters, the man leans onto the women to kiss which gives the artwork its name. Lines are what give the movement. The hands and face of the woman also express movement.
This artwork represents characters of the Divine Comedy. Colors in this piece are complementary to create harmony and contrast. There are several dark values in the painting that create shadows and depth and light value in the areas surrounding the window. The room is dark which gives more emphasis on the two characters. There is movement in the piece by the window, the open window creates a sense of depth and the folding of the clothes on the sides dropping to the ground also represent movement. The male taking the hand of the woman and the way his feet are position also help create the perception of movement.
The love projected in the picture is brotherhood. Colors are mostly analogous which helps create a relax atmosphere. There are many light values in the artwork reflecting the outdoors and light striking directly on the brothers. Contrast is used to give depth on the mountains and clothing of the characters. The movement present in this canvas can be viewed on the hands and feet of the boys, they are static but not rigid. Movement can be seen in the clouds as well.
The colors on the painting are very contrasting, analogous or tetradic. Strong shades and hues help create an atmosphere of pain and sorrow between the loved ones. The dark values help the bodies not to appear flat and give a realistic feel. There is plenty of movement in this artwork, the way the hands are held together and holding the arms of one woman. The way the clothing fits the bodies and folds express movement as long with the position of the bodies. Wind striking the man's hair counts as movement helping the piece realistic and human feel.
The Angel Musician uses analogous colors to create harmony in the piece, the majority of the colors are warm which create a very serene atmosphere. The values are mostly light for the exception of the background that uses dark values not giving importance to it, and is used as shadow to create texture and movement in the pasture. The movement in this painting can be appreciated in the hair of the sleeping child and the feathers of the wings in the angel. The movement is very subtle.
The love for others has been present in paintings for thousands of years. This painting uses complementary and analogous colors to create a solid palette to show harmony. Most colors are warm making the ambient cozier. The movement can be perceived on the hopping dog, the hands and feet of the lady and Jesus. Also the faces of the apostles which turn to each other given the illusion of talking.
The colors on this artwork are mostly triadic. The use of red on the clothing and brown and green for the socks and hair. There is very little use of dark values, light values are predominant. The movement can be seen on the positioning of the bodies, which seem as if they were floating in the air.The hair gives the allusion of movement as well.
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