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WHATs the BUZzz Blog Series-NEXT evolution-AESTHETICS- EMOTIONALISMThe original “WHAT’s the BUZzz (WTB) SERIES“ searched for and found A VOICE thru YOUR BLOG VIBE to discuss: Traditional hand, PhotoArtistic and Digital Art interchange on the elements/principles of ART …(textures, Colours, light-darkness, form-formlessness, movement, perspective, line, value-hue-saturation, design and composition). YAY, SO exciting!
NEXT EVOLUTION? This WTB BLOG SERIES will examine “the NOW five “ Theories of Aesthetics (the Philosophy of BEAUTY): I. Imitationalism, II. Formalism, III. Emotionalism, IV. Instrumentalism and V. Institutionalism. When I studied aesthetics, there were only three categories…there now appear to be five taught in school.
PLEASE join me in the FUN!

Emotionalism-The artist wants to create artwork that will cause you to have a strong emotional reaction when looking at it. This theory focuses on the expressive qualities of the artwork and how it made you feel. Emotions do not always have to be positive (happy, exciting) artwork can make you feel scared, confused, sad, etc.
Emotions= feelings

Need examples?…See my entries as I interpret the definition which most often invites the viewer into my 20+ year journey into Emotional Healing, Nature, Mysticism and Light; visit my contest blog for the BUZzzz.

3. VISIT the CONTEST DISCUSSION TAB to EXPLAIN your image choices and keep the intershare ALIVE!…this is the EXCITING PART of this series for the next five weeks.
To Visit the contest discussion tab. Non- tech version of “how to post” below:
A few tips for Posting to the contest discussion: ...TAP for iPad..Go to your Selected contest entry image and SCROLL below your description box to EMBED CODE, TAP EMBED+ TAP COPY...RETURN to this contest discussion. TAP on Post REPLY. TELL US YOUR BEHIND THE SCENES BUZzz. TAP and PASTE YOUR IMAGE. Repeat the process to add other images.
(This is how one posts featured images to the group discussion too!!...YAY! That one took me many months to figure out...shhh!- don’t tell..:-)
As Always: NO: NUDITY or SOLICITATION...please keep it FAMILY FRIENDLY and FUN!
This is an ONGOING BLOG SERIES with REGULAR contests being held Sunday to Sunday with voting on the second Wednesday...as long as “the story” is ...a HAPPENing!

Submission Rules

Each participant may submit 4 images.

Voting Rules

1)   You must be a member of FineArtAmerica.com in order to cast votes in this contest.   Your account must have been active at least 30 days prior to the start of the contest in order to vote.

2)   You may only vote once per image.

3)   You may vote for as many images as you like... but only once for any given image.

Contest Timeline

Status: This contest is over.

Submissions Begin

Sunday, May 30th, 2021 - 1:05 PM

Submissions End / Voting Begins

Sunday, June 6th, 2021 - 1:05 PM

Voting Ends / Prizes Awarded

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 - 1:05 PM

Current Time (Eastern United States)

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - 9:22 AM

Contest Prizes

This contest is just for fun.   The prize is knowing that you won... and hopefully introducing someone new to your artwork!

Contest Organizer

Laurel Adams

Danville, KY

United States

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