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Mystical Horse

Pencil, 2014

 

48 x 24''

 

Art 233 Advance Two-Dimensional Studio

 

 

Movement breathes life into a piece of artwork. As we use static lines in a two-dimensional plane, to create motion in artwork implies intentionality.

 

Mystical Horse conveys the illusion of movement by focusing on the horse's body motion as a whole rather than its individual parts. The horse is also portrayed in a position that juxtaposes the subject in a manner that cannot be replicated by a static pose. When thinking about a horse in this position, we know that it is in a state of motion, hence creating an illusion of physical movement in the artwork.

 

 

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