Women moved by music             by dorothy Campbell

The following pieces represent the beauty and poetic expression of how the women’s body interprets music through dance.

The color value in this painting creates the illusion of a spotlight shining down on the dancers. Proportion adds depth to the stage and unifies the dancer on the stage and those in the background.
The smoothness of the lines and the tranquil colors bring harmony to the painting. The eyes are drawn to the movement of the circle the women dance in. The flow of lines keep all the women connected.
This sculpture was created using a beautiful bronze-gold that brings out a natural glow of light. Texture creates the illusion of movement as she dances allowing the scarf to flow.
The focal point of this painting is the gypsy woman dancing in the middle as all eyes are on her. There is a variety of elements in the scene that moves the eye out to her onlookers and background.
The woman’s movement is shown through the curve of the lines in her body from top to bottom. Her background exudes the color of the blue sky, white clouds, and the yellow sun she dances for.
The lines and shapes in this painting create length in the figures and depth within their dancing space. Curved lines and color add movement to the skirts as they express themselves in dance.
Thick curved and straight lines illustrate this Indian woman in a poised dance movement. The bold green color of her skin pulls her into the foreground making her appear two-dimensional.
Texture adds definition to the lines in this portrait of ancient Egyptian woman as they clap. Repetition flows from woman to woman in the beading in their hair, style of hair, dress, color and jewels.
Rounded lines and jagged edges were used in this portrait. The jagged edges show excitement in the movement of her garment. Rounded lines display the curviness of her body.
Symmetrical balance of shapes was used in this painting to show the movement of the woman’s dress as she dances. The bright pink and white color of her garment brings the eye directly to her.
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