On the Edge

For our new term project starting on 4th October. We will be exploring the edges of shapes in paintings looking at techniques and concepts. Hard edges contrasting with soft blurred edges can give illusion of space / depth. Add / share your own edges images and facts here too.
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Rooftops, with the High Level railway bridge in the background :-)

Rooftops and High Level Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Wassily Kandinsky. Softened Construction (1927) ●彡

Just liked this Pin: “The deeper the blue becomes, the more strongly it calls man towards the infinite, awakening in him a desire for the pure and, finally, for the supernatural… The brighter it.


mahabis everyday adventures // peeling paintwork form- The Urban Scrapbook inc. I love old peeling paint and rust. I cant get enough of these kinds of photos.

Liz annotation- In this image we see the tone element as we see the three main tones black grey and white which help highlight the form of this image by making it look three dimensional even though its flat but we know it must be due to the false shadows

zig-zag or optical illusion?

Georgia O’Keeffe

Leaf Motif 2 by Georgia O'Keeffe

Art Nouveau style, Maison Coilliot, Lille - France 1898 by Hector Guimard, Architect

Art Nouveau style, Maison Coilliot, Lille - France 1898 by Hector Guimard…

Red balloon Painter Paul Klee

Red Balloon - Paul Klee - Red Balloon, oil on muslin primed with chalk, x cm. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Swing Bridge over the Tyne

De Swing Bridge over de Tyne

cy twombly Plus

Cy Twombly (1928-2011) peintre, dessinateur, sculpteur et photographe américain – Eléments biographiques et œuvres sur papier

Cy Twombly, Sans titre 1965 on ArtStack

Johannes Vermeer, The Glass of Wine 1661, look how @ the glass, beautiful colours!

Wine Art - Johannes Vermeer, The Glass of Wine [detail] Around 1661

Wassily Kandinsky "Cadence"

"Kandinsky Cadence" Painting by Alma Lee posters, art prints, canvas prints, greeting cards or gallery prints. Find more Painting art prints and posters in the ARTFLAKES shop.

Angel of the North, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Angel of the North, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England - Brilliant

Georgia O’Keeffe, Clam and Mussel, 1926. Oil on canvas

Georgia O’Keeffe (American, Clam and Mussel, Oil on canvas, 9 x 7 in. Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

Slightly Open Clam Shell, 1926 - Georgia O'Keeffe (American, 1887-1986)

blastedheath: “ christ-vibration Georgia O’Keeffe (American, Slightly Open Clam Shell, Pastel on white ground on paperboard, 18 ½ x 13 in. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art,.

❦ Souter Lighthouse, England.

black and white lighthouse photo, red band

Penshaw Monument, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Penshaw Monument, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear