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INSPIRATION
  INSPIRATION
Here are some links and resources that will inspire you.

http://www.artchive.com/ftp_site.htm ... A magnificent art history website with most of the great works online

http://www.artmagick.com ... An inspirational website of images focusing on works at the turn of the century, the pre-raphaelites feature but also the nazarenes and victorian art.

http://www.artemisia-gentileschi.com ... Have you ever noticed how few famous female artists there are in the pages of art history? Well, here is a heroine of the Italian Baroque who was better than many artists of her day.

http://www.vggallery.com/drawings/main_az.htm ... Watching how Van Gogh progressed his genius through his drawings is an education particularly inspiring for newcomers to art-making. Really interested ? Go here for his letters http://www.webexhibits.org/vangogh/


 
  MindMap RESOURCES
Mind Maps
http://blog.iqmatrix.com/mind-map/how-to-mind-map-a-beginners-guide ... How to mind map and some of its uses also google mind map for some great layouts


Colour Theory
http://www.tigercolor.com/color-lab/color-theory/color-theory-intro.htm the basics of colour theory covering the colour wheel, primary, tertiary, complementary, analogous, tint, shades, tones, warm and cool uses of colour
 
  Jung and "The Red Book"
What makes art important is its symbolism and its powerful influence upon our thinking. In this video we look at Jung's Journal and how it became an important source for his ideas, ideas which were to beome an important influence on modern thinking. He said of The Red Book himself...
"The years..when I pursued the inner images, were the most important time of my life. Everything else is to be derived from this "
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Book_%28Jung%2
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  the raft of the medusa Romanticism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romanticism with this link take an excursion into romanticism, its main ideas and visual artists. French Romantic painters Such as Gericault and Delacroix find new ways of rapidly and boldly depicting emotion and expression in oil paint.

Delacroix
Take a look at the life and paintngs of Eugene Delacroix here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne_Delacroix
then have a look at some painting techniques that Delacroix used which in turn were inspired by his opservation of Rubens' work.
http://www.jamescgroves.com/firwax.htm
 
   
   

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