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Sculpture Gallery

Of course, everyone knows that statues come to life, at night, when no one’s watching; and, Classical Statues were brightly painted originally.
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This is for the Out of Your Comfort Zone Contest, hosted by CRPhotomanipulation

Nudity seems to be out of the Comfort Zone of a lot of people, which admittedly makes me uncomfortable.

Although, it’s ironic, since classical, artistic nudes go back to the earliest forms of art.

And, everyone is literally only a variation, or a “deviation”, or "mutation", on the same basic model. Like houses, in a subdivision, they all start out with the same basic blueprint.

This was an interesting theme. I had a teacher, who said artists should always be stretching and challenging their comfort zones.

It was actually a Night School course, at the Community College, when I was 11. Can't remember how I paid for it: Paper route, I think.

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Out of Your Comfort Zone Contest, hosted by CRPhotomanipulation

:iconcrphotomanipulation:

Theme: Something out of your “Comfort Zone”.

Guidelines: Made Specifically for this Contest.

Due Date: January 3rd, 2018. 

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Thanks to all the Stock Artists, Administrators, and Everyone.

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Resources:

Background:

Light Filled Room, by EveLivesey

Statues:

Nymph Pack 1, by lockstock

Female Classical Statue : 03, by taeliac-stock

Nude Stock 6, by KristabellaDC3

Nude Stock 2, by KristabellaDC3

Nude 46, by almudena-stock

Atlas Stock, by ERIEYE-STOCK

Nude 44, by almudena-stock

Stock: angel sculpture 11, by elisafox-stock

Hold on 6, by almudena-stock

Dark Drapery pack one, by lockstock

Greek 17, by SilverLotus-Stock

Fire Goddess 1, by Valentine-FOV-Stock

Ferns, Planters and Pedestals:

STOCK PNG ferns night and day, by MaureenOlder

Fern 03, by wolverine041269

Fern 06, by wolverine041269

Pedestal Greek Style, by WDWParksGal-Stock

Greek Pedestal, by WDWParksGal-Stock

STOCK PNG pedestal, by MaureenOlder

Planter, by SuicideOmen

Planter, by TinaLouiseUk

Other Resources:

Planet Stock, by Fragile-stock

Big Lens And Optical Flare Collection, by daWIIZ

Sunset Stock 3, by Idle-Emma-Stock

Sky, by TinaLouiseUk

Texture 259, by Malleni-Stock

Software:

Autodesk-Sketchbook Pro and 7

PSE10- Photoshop Elements 10

Hardware:

Asus EP121B Eee Slate

Wacom Tablet

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Notes:

The theme of sculptures coming to life, like Galatea and Pygmalion, or Pinocchio,* is a common one.

It’s not commonly known that Geppetto, immortalized in The Adventures of Pinocchio (1883), Carlo Collodi, [2][3] also had an Aunt, Ornella, who created her bronze, Automaton, daughter, Gemma, with a Ruby Heart, as seen in Forged Heart[Actually, I just made that story up for a friend. –cat…]

Colour of Classical Statues:

Color In The Ancient World, Forbes, #WhoaScience, April 27th, 2017, by Sarah E. Bond, Assistant Professor, Classics, University of Iowa

Professor Bond was threatened with violence and calls for her termination, following her comments that "Greeks and Romans actually added color to their art and thus white marble was often the canvas rather than the finished product."  in Hyperallergic, “Why We Need to Start Seeing the Classical World in Color”, June 7, 2017.

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What Do Classical Antiquities Look Like in Color?, in Hyperallergic,  By Jillian Steinhauer, Editor, October 29, 2014

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Memo:

While some models, in some of my photomanipulations, have been in lingerie before, as in In The Library...; nude models, like in Astra and Stella, have been previously obscured.

Hopefully, society will become more accepting of the infinite diversity of the human form, and biodiversity, which is so essential so survival.

Admittedly, I’ve often wondered what the ideal human form is. It’s hard to tell, when even professionals have their images altered.  

My friend, who works as a Physiotherapist, suggested looking to Classical Models, Yoga, Isometrics, Resistance, and Martial Arts. [Her favourite is Tai Chi, which is hysterical, trying to follow with Dyslexia.]

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Watching:

"Turn To Stone" - Travis Wall

 Statues Come to Life

"Turn to Stone" - Ingrid Michaelson (Fan Music Video)

Ingrid Michaelson "Turn to Stone" (LYRICS)

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Listening to:

Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa

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Reading:

Ameila Hill, Blog: 17 Lessons Learned in 2017
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Wrapped(#1), by Jennifer Bradbury

On the eve of her debut in 1815 London, Agnes Wilkins attends a mummy unwrapping, only to get wrapped with Napoleon’s spies.

See Also:

Murdoch Mysteries, [CBC Series, Season 5, Episode 3] cbc Player, The Evil Eye of Egypt

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Hopefully, everyone is keeping warm.

Crackling Fireplace with Relaxing Ambient Music (HD)

Best Wishes for the New Year.

IT'S JUST ANOTHER NEW YEAR'S EVE (With Lyrics) - Lea Salonga

-Cat…

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zapped13's avatar

Very well done! :)