Sensational Non-Representational:iconfine-art-asylum:More Like This
Featuring non-representational art from the Fine Art Asylum Archives
or you could say: "Holy Crap it's an Abstraction Extravaganza!"
Let’s just get out of the way the difference between “abstract” and “non-representational,” which are usually used interchangeably, including by yours truly. “Abstract” is similar to “distorted”, as in an altered version of reality (Think “Cubism”). Much of the confusion must come from the “Abstract Expressionists” who were actually “Non-representational Expressionsists,” but that didn't sound as cool. Non-representational means it doesn’t look like a rendering of anything, at least not intentionally. A Jackson Pollock canvas is non-representational, even if Francis Bacon thought they looked like “old lace,” but you could say that Cezanne's famous paintings of Mont Sainte-Victoire were abstracted (and they a
Hate Mary Sues? Don't we all!With the creation of several self-publishing websites such as Lulu and the general standard of what is deemed to be publishable declining, every thirteen year old girl and her pet goldfish believe they have what it takes to be the next big author. In an attempt to churn out a book series of six-hundred pages in one weekend, many juvenile wannabe authors neglect the very building blocks of their fiction: the characters.More Like This
Most of us have heard the terms Mary Sue and Gary Stu before heck, they may have been aimed at us before but how many of us actually know the definition of a Mary Sue? We simply believe that a Mary Sue/Gary Stu is a badly-developed character, but are we aware of what defines a Mary Sue? From my personal experience, a Mary Sue/Gary Stu is a character who:
Has barely any [exploitable] flaws.
Is virtually perfect. (These two are pretty obvious)
Often serves as a sel