Homer Youth Art On-Line
Previously, we saw two other portraits using a style called "Found Pictures" where the result was a somewhat modernized or distorted view of humanity. This self portrait is much more realistic, although it also uses bright colors that are more primary than a flesh toned face.
This style of art is called Fauvism. The Fauvists used pure, brilliant colour, applied straight from the paint tubes in an aggressive, direct manner to create a sense of an explosion on the canvas.
The background of blue sky and fluffy clouds seems to match the facial expression of this portrait.
Artist: Cathy N. Class: Art III