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Day XVII - An Art Piece *Warning Graphic Imagery* 
2nd-Apr-2010 12:25 am
Arya
I've recently found Van Arno. Well in particular I'm in love with three of his paintings, which go together. And its no surprise as to why these paintings caught my eye.


Warning adult imagery, blah blah blah

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I would love, love love love, to have prints of these paintings framed, and hanging up in my place. I love the female form, and have what some may consider unhealthy obsession werewolves. I saw these and I was in love from the get go. He had an exhibition last year actually called A Change of Skin featuring women as creatures of myth, changing their forms into something other than human. They're all pretty damn interesting but, of course, the werewolf one is my favorite. I know, I'm so damn predictable!

If you asked me who my all time favorite illustrator/artist was, Ben Templesmith would be that guy. He was the artist for 30 Days of Night, Wormwood, Fell, and one that I'm especially excited to read, Welcome to Hoxford.

I'm a huge fan of "sloppy art". I love it when you can see the painterly style in an illustration and have come to not really like the sleek clean lines that you see in some modern day illustration. Give me paint splatters. Give me inky lines. Give me organized chaos.


Day 01 → Your favorite song
Day 02 → Your favorite movie
Day 03 → Your favorite television program
Day 04 → Your favorite book
Day 05 → Your favorite quote
Day 06 → Whatever tickles your fancy
Day 07 → A photo that makes you happy
Day 08 → A photo that makes you angry/sad
Day 09 → A photo you took
Day 10 → A photo of you taken over ten years ago
Day 11 → A photo of you taken recently
Day 12 → Whatever tickles your fancy
Day 13 → A fictional book
Day 14 → A non-fictional book
Day 15 → A fanfic
Day 16 → A song that makes you cry (or nearly)
Day 17 → An art piece (painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.)
Day 18 → Whatever tickles your fancy
Day 19 → A talent of yours
Day 20 → A hobby of yours
Day 21 → A recipe
Day 22 → A website
Day 23 → A YouTube video
Day 24 → Whatever tickles your fancy
Day 25 → Your day, in great detail
Day 26 → Your week, in great detail
Day 27 → This month, in great detail
Day 28 → This year, in great detail
Day 29 → Hopes, dreams and plans for the next 365 days
Day 30 → Whatever tickles your fancy
Comments 
4th-Apr-2010 09:01 am (UTC)
Those paintings are awesome :)
4th-Apr-2010 07:55 pm (UTC)
I know. I can't get over how much I love them! Too bad there doesn't seem to be any prints of these particular three at all : (
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