Raging Waters

I will be choosing paintings of waterfalls. I chose this theme because when I was scanning through the paintings I thought the waterfalls were most interesting to me. My paintings will show that water is dominant to the world.

I think this painting is about how nature really is beautiful. The medium is oil on canvass. I chose this painting because of its beautiful bright colors caught my eyes and I wanted to look at it. Manuel de Arujo was a painter and a romantic writer and he died when he was 73 years old. The overall mood is happy because he used all bright colors.
I think this painting is about how water can cleanse people and animals. The medium is Prints, print, color woodblock print. I chose this painting because I thought it was interesting that they were just standing in the middle of the waterfall cleaning a horse and I wanted to read about it. The style is 19th century or Edo period, the Edo period was from 1603 to 1867. The artist, Katsushika Hokusai was Japanese and died in 1849. Yes, because the horse may stand for strength, because it is standing in the middle of a fast flowing waterfall and not falling over. The overall mood is nervous, because the two men do not want the horse to fall over in the water and get injured.
I think that this painting is about how peacocks have beautiful colors and nature can resemblance peacocks. The medium used is color screenprint on somerset. I chose this painting because it stuck out to me, because it is not a traditional waterfall. The style of painting is very abstract. She was born in Newark, NJ. No there are not any symbols. The overall mood of this painting is happy, because it is bright colors.
I think this painting is about wildlife. The medium is oil on canvass. I chose this painting because it has a lot of nature in it and I like nature. I think oil on canvass in this painting looks very good because it blends in well. The artist was born in Plymouth, Devon, England in 1805 and died in Camden town, London, England in 1876. No there are not any symbols. The overall mood is pretty sad because the colors are dark sad colors.
I think this painting is very peaceful. The medium is oil on panel. I chose this painting because it looked very interesting because the waterfall is closer to the ground than the most. The style of painting is different than oil on canvass but it still looks as good as the other paintings, not much different. Jacob van Ruysadael is one of the greatest landscape artist in Holland during the 17th century. No there are not any symbols. The overall mood is peaceful, relaxed and calm.
I think this painting is very interesting because it is a black and white painting of a waterfall. The medium is oil on canvass. I chose it because it is black and white and that is interesting to me that it is a black and white waterfall. The style of painting is cool, because a lot of paintings are oil on canvass but they are colorful and this one is black and white. No there are not any symbols. I cannot really tell what the overall mood is because it is black and white.
I think this painting is about the color in the world. Oil on canvass. I chose it because I thought the way he painted it looked nice. The style of painting seems like he did the painting pretty fast. The artist was born in 1850 and died in 1899. No there are not any symbols. I would say the overall mood is exciting because the waterfall is moving fast.
This painting is about the night and how it can be as beautiful in the night as in the day. Color on paper. I chose because the moon caught my eye and I wanted to learn more about it. The style of painting has a lot of detail and looks like he put a lot of time in it. He was born in 1953 in Kanagawa, Japan. No there are not any symbols. The overall mood is calm and relaxed.
This painting is about how life can be depressing, but there is always a right path at the end. The medium is oil on canvass. I chose it because it has the waterfall is in the back of the painting and I have not seen that before. The style of painting is pretty dark and mysterious. He was born in London and died in London. No there are no symbols. The overall mood is mysterious and dark.
I think this painting is about disaster and how things can be destroyed easily. Oil on canvass. I chose it because of all the trees and the background of the painting. The style of painting is Northern Netherlands School. He was born in Haarlem, The Netherlands and died in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. No there are no symbols. The overall mood is Depressing and dark in the main part of the painting but in the background it is bright and happy.
This painting is about taking risks because just like the water it goes through dangerous places to get where it wants to get. Oil on canvass. I chose this painting because the waterfall is flowing in the crack of the mountains and I thought that was interesting. The style of painting is interesting it seemed like he really wanted to have detail in it. He was born in 1769 and died in 1859. No there are no symbols. The overall mood is exciting and happy.
I think this painting is about how beautiful it is at night. Oil on canvass. I chose it because it looked very well done. The style of painting is detailed and has a lot of work put into it. The artist was born in 1749 and died in 1822. No there are no symbols. The overall mood is relaxed and mellow.
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