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Art with Ants


Ant Face 1937
Salvador Dali
Why Ant Art?
Ants have been used or depicted in art for centuries.
The Hopi Indians depicted the Snake people and The Ant People:
Here is Rafael Gómezbarros – Ant Installation:
“Giant Ants”
Art in Nature and art with insects is a popular topic and has been used in literature, films, childrens
books, theatre and more.
Here are some images of Ants in the role of humans or a reversal of roles.
All images were hand drawn by Dan Twyman
Ant with Umbrella Web
“Ant with Umbrella”
“Ant Rescue”
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This is a work I just finished. Still Life with Flowers in Mixed Media

I was going for two different types or styles of art in the same image.

Please comment.

Still Life with FlowersWeb Still Life with Flowers

This work combines a painterly look with a drawing technique.

Curious to know if it works?


The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo

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The Creation of Adam
The Creation of Adam is a fresco painting by Michelangelo, forming part of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted circa 1511–1512. It illustrates the Biblical creation narrative from the Book of Genesis in which God breathes life into Adam, the first man. The fresco is part of a complex iconographic scheme and is chronologically the fourth in the series of panels depicting episodes from Genesis. It is the most well-known of the Sistine Chapel fresco panels, and its fame as a piece of art is rivaled only by the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci.
The image of the near-touching hands of God and Adam has become iconic of humanity and has been reproduced in countless imitations and parodies. Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper and Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam are the most replicated religious paintings of all time.
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