Vincent Van Gogh - Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear
...Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear by Vincent van Gogh 1889 Oil on Canvas a. Describe the subject matter of each of these two paintings  The subject matter of both paintings is self portrait, in which case would be Affandi and van Gogh respectively. In Affandi’s Self Portrait, the subject matter depicted is like the title aptly puts, himself, albeit in a more unconventional and abstracted manner. This is as opposed to the more realistic manner in which van Gogh has depicted himself in Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear. In Self Portrait, Affandi has characterised himself as a semi-abstracted figure against a plain background, with the highly detailed face in stark contrast with his torso, which as suggested by its dark green contour only (without any colouring within), appears to only be vaguely apparent. Affandi also seems to be placing extreme focus on the human emotions or mood, presumably meant to be conveyed by the extremely detailed expression on the face that he has painted. In fact,everything is lumped together (in fact, most of the colours used) on the face in his painting. Upon closer examination, one would find that Affandi’s face as depicted in this work is actually more of a mass of red rather than anything else, and lined with blobs of different colours (namely yellow and green) presumably to represent the hair. Details on the face are not clearly made out, rather only a faint outline of the eyebrows, eyes and nose is apparent. This is as opposed to Self......
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Reflection of Artists Through Their Self Portraits
...Affandi’s “Self Portrait” depicts himself as an elderly man with unkempt hair and thick features. His signature whipping is used throughout the work; convoluted strokes of paint that imbibe a sense of vitality and dynamism into the portrait. These dramatic finger-painted streaks possess an almost physical energy, bringing to mind a passionate, confident artist who is unafraid of wild, unrestrained expression and exploration, both aesthetically and spiritually. Also, with a strong, vivid palette of primary and secondary colours—red,yellow and green with a hint of brown and flesh undertones—a sense of the artist's emotional depth is evoked. Hence, the self-portrait suggests a robust man whose forceful presence is asserted formally through his unorthodox, expressive painting style and palette choice. Affandi’s expression reveals physical flaws, including his broken teeth and thinning hair. However, the expression captured on Affandi’s face is one of benign good humor as he grins widely out from the picture to return the viewer’s gaze, which brings across a dynamic side of his personality despite his old age. In conclusion, Affandi’s self-portraits reveals an aging artist who realizes his frailty and, despite this, still exudes confidence and passion. Van Gogh’s self-portrait is one of a man with a chiseled face and penetrating eyes, fringed by red and ocher wisps of hair, which all but glows against a field of cool, moody blue-green, set down in fervent, agile brush......
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...Self-Portraits Understanding the reason behind self-portraits can be as complicated as understanding ones self. Self-portraits can be the complete embodiment of an artist or his or her own reflection of self. Does anyone’s self-portrait really represent a true reflection of that individual? I would have to say no. A famous painter that I have chosen to discuss the concept of self-portraits is Rembrandt. Rembrandt was- Often more concerned with character and expression than likens and public image, he scrutinized his features in the mirror, made faces at himself and cast his eyes in evocative shadow, paying scant attention to the conventional formalities of portraiture. (Chapman, 1989, pg. 158). While Rembrandt appears to be studying self-portraits to study painting and expressions, I would consider my primary reason for painting a self-portrait is to identify my own self. How do I define myself? What are my outward thoughts of myself? Do I paint myself as overweight or underweight? Do I choose to use expressions or facial appearances of people I admire or do I choose to be overly judgmental of myself? Self-portraits evolved in the 15th century when artists really wanted to improve their social status and make a name for them. (Hall, 1999). Historical evidence strongly supports the idea that a fundamental shift away from a God-centered world-view towards a man-centered one took hold in the Renaissance and gained greater strength in the seventeenth century, and that this......
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...SELF PORTRAIT I would like to introduce myself Edward David Boothman. The Jungian personality test was very interesting because I never took this before. I answered the questions correctly and honestly. The ISTJ score is really me “The Duty Fulfiller”. I am loyal, faithful, and dependable person and take that very seriously. I needed to learn that every person is not like that and usually became very upset because I would expect the same back when I give that to another person. I am a quiet person all my life and like to listen most of the time. I do believe in security and a relaxed peaceful living. My problem is that I always worried my life will not turn out that way. I also had so many people turn their back on me after I gave so much but I will not change my personality or character because of that. I wish I had a better sense of humor but mostly it is sarcastic humor which some people take it the wrong way so in the work environment I need to be careful. I believe I am a good citizen but my problem is that I believe I have not gave back to society or followed my dreams so I feel I did something with my life that is why I am in ITT Tech. One of my strengths is that I need to be organized which takes up a lot of my time. I have to be over organized before I can even start to do anything. Do not get me wrong I also have learned that spending time getting organized has made things much easier in the long run. Another strength I have is I really read details and do not......
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Self Portrait Gs1145
...Domonique B. Ayers A Self Portrait At the start of this course, I was informed that some of our exercises would be quite personal and would demand us to be introspective and honest. I made promises to myself. How I’d finish just as strong as I started, how I’d continue and be the best student I was able to be, how I’d make the best grade. Sadly I fear that I have failed yet again. Life is a funny thing. As a child you have all these brilliant goals, and towering dreams that feel as close as your fingertips. However as you grow, and make decisions, mistakes even, you begin to see that your dreams, while still attainable, are further than you once thought, and take more effort than you may be prepared to give. This term, I started out very well. I was balancing the demands of work and school pretty easily, getting my work done each week before leaving campus. I had made up in my mind that this would be my time! My time to excel at academia! My time to conquer my biggest obstacle: Domonique B. Ayers! “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine” Ralph Waldo Emerson Honestly, I can say I did better than I have in the past. I went all the way which is a milestone in and of itself. I’m proud of myself for it! I also can be honest and say that I am far from where I thought I would be, and know I should be by this time in my academic career. From my own perspective, I’m the greatest “work in progress” that I know. I have......
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...My Self Portrait My personality represents approximately 2 percent of all people; people with my personality type tend to be very influential, often without making any conscious efforts to increase their influence. I am genuinely interested in other people and radiate authenticity, concern and altruism. I have been told I can be very charismatic and eloquent and finding it natural and easy to communicate others ideas and opinions, especially in person. It does not really matter whether I am presenting cold facts or expressing raging emotions. I have never been afraid to stand up and speak, regardless of the audience. I have found that I can be very convincing and mesmerizing when I speak to groups or individuals, I have always instinctively know how to combine passion and rational arguments, drawing the audience’s attention and reaching every mind which was a trait that I learned from my father. People with my personality type can be great leaders which would explain on why and how even when not wanting it I find myself in a leadership role no matter what my job may be. I find that I can be very intuitive. And find it rather easy to sense other people’s motives and find connections between seemingly unrelated events. I also tend to be quite good at analyzing my own feelings and questioning them when necessary. On the other hand, such intuitiveness and sensitivity can also cause significant difficulties for myself. I can be at......
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...Bobi lol 10/10/14 Bobi Self Portrait Having my personality type I’m a very good and structural person, there are times where I may have problems with being social but I sure can get the job done. I’m also very good at learning things on my own, as long as I have a little practice with the item I can adjust to it. I also can find an easy way to fix problems, depending on the situation I can try to find a way to fit my needs. When it comes to people I can easily adjust and be can adjust to being in a group project, working with people and become a good work partner in any situation. * Skills- I have customer service experience, I can easily adjust to working with a group and learning what works for the problem. I can also be quick at learning a problem in any situation, I can quickly learn a problem as long as I have the equipment to figure out what the problem. * Attitude- I’m usually a quiet person but I can easily change my attitude when I confront a person or if put into a team I can certainly adjust and work with a team in any situation and sometimes I would lead depending on what the goal would be. * Goals- My goal is always to finish what I started, I would always find a motive in any situation that I am in, even if it’s a really tough one I would always look for a motive to keep me going if not I would drag or just give up on the situation. Even if it is a small motive I can handle the situation with it. * Abilities- My abilities are same as I......
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...Adolescent Self-Portrait December 1, 2014 BSHS/325 Maria Perrotta Adolescent Self-Portrait From the time an individual is born, they are facing continual growth and changes. Upon reaching adolescence, an individual will face many changes quickly that affect feelings and personality. Males and females face the same milestones, yet, are affected and changed by them differently. What It Feels Like To Be a Teenager Being a teenager is an exciting, scary, and overall stressful time in one’s life. Many changes occur physically and mentally and one can experience a new range of different emotions. A teen is also influenced by surrounding environmental factors then they used to be. Teenagers dream of doing cool things away from their parents and gaining a whole new level of independence that all begins when they turn about 13. That is actually a naïve view of what becoming a teenager is really all about. When an adolescent enters their teenage years, puberty begins. The body goes through major growth spurts that affects the body and mind. Boys will shoot up in height and develop a deeper-toned voice leaving them to feel like a man. A girl’s body will fill out as they develop breasts, pubic hair, and begin their menstrual cycle. The increase of hormones comes into play and mentally alters a girl's perception and attitude. Also, their voice will change too, but it will not be as dramatic as it is for a young boy. This stage of adolescence is very......
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Adolescent Self Portrait
...Adolescent Self Portrait Holly Regan, Michelle Wilson, Sonia Raya, and Yolanda Rouse BSHS/325 January 26, 2015 Mary Carlisle Adolescent Self Portrait What is it like to be an adolescent? Being an adolescent can be confusing at times because this is a stage of life when you are transforming from a child to an adult; a teenager. They go through so many different stages of change during this time such as physical changes and emotional changes. The physical change that occurs is called puberty. Puberty is like being stuck in between being a child and an adult because your parents expect more responsibility from you. These bigger responsibilities can be as simple as more chores or taking odd side jobs to help with the family income. This change can also mean learning how to be responsible with money in order to prepare you for when you are independent and on your own. Sometimes these responsibilities are more than we want to take on and, as a result, choose being rebellious toward parental rules and hang around friends instead. Peer pressure is also a big part of being an adolescent. You have the pressures of growing up, family responsibilities and rules, and friends putting ideas in your head that leave you choosing whether to be cool and fit in or be respectful of parental guidelines. There are pressures to party, be sexually active, or do well in school. At this stage, we desperately want to be old enough to do adult things that some of our friends may......
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...Adolescent Self-Portrait When one thinks about his or her teenage years, there are certain memories and events that stand out. A big one is the prom. The prom is a symbol for the teenage years summed up in one unforgettable night. The individual gets dressed up to not look good for themselves but to be accepted by his or her peers and, of course, his or her date. By the end of the night hormones are raging to make a decision based on what everyone else is doing. Everyone has gone through it, and it might possible be the most difficult transition in an individual’s life; the transition from childhood to adolescence. This is the time the body, mind, and thought process all go through different and difficult changes. Biologically the body is moving away from childhood and taking the steps necessary to be an adult. This is called puberty, and it happens to the individual’s body. Psychological and social development goes hand in hand with this transition. All of the adolescent’s decisions, thinking, and making write or wring decisions are influenced by his or her peers. The individual is doing what he or she can to fit in and be accepted by his or her friends. During the transitional period between childhood and adulthood, the personality of an adolescent is beginning to develop and also change. The changes are often influenced by all of the stresses of body changes, weight gain, and puberty. Furthermore many adolescence tend to have the issue of self- criticism. One might be......
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...Unit 4 Lab 1: Microsoft Word Self-Portrait Self-Portrait Personality: I am a “Giver”. I like to see people succeed in life or whatever their endeavors are. I am definitely a people person. I care about their feelings and their well-being. I’m easy going. Skills: I was in the Navy for 20yrs so I acquired a few different skill sets. Leadership of personal, how to manage money and equipment, how to be an ambassador for the US and to be a professional at all times. I communicate with people very well. Interest: I like learning new things, it doesn’t matter what it is. I’m definitely excited about college and getting into a new career. Attitude: I try to keep a positive attitude most of the time. I don’t get down on myself because things don’t go right or don’t go my way. I keep an open mind no matter what the situation. Goals: First thing is to get my degree. I plan on having a career in Cyber Security and working for the government. I plan on owning two houses and a boat. Maybe own a summer home in Florida or California threw a time share. Since I retired January 01, 2013 from the Navy, I plan on retiring a second time if it’s in God’s will. I plan on taking a vacation every year and really enjoying my life. Life is too short not to enjoy it! I was married for 11yrs but now I’m divorced now. I plan on getting married again one day but I’m not in a rush....
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Adolescent Self Portrait
...Adolescent self portrait paper The learning team describes what it feels like to be an adolescent? Adolescent vary according to cultures and religions and also takes place when a person transitions from childhood to adulthood. the adolescent term mean “ to grow in maturity”. In today’s society there is not a specific age when adolescent begins, but it usually takes place around 11 to 12 years of age, late teens and even early twenties. During that time there are many changes that takes place such as psychological, social, and biological changes. The learning team identifies specific changes that tend to be the most striking and have the greatest effect on personality. In Erik Erikson’s 8 stages of psychological development, he writes about the adolescent going to through the crisis of Identity versus Role Confusion. Identity versus Role Confusion is Erikson’s stage 5 of his psychological development. It is during this stage that “the transition between childhood and adulthood is most important. Children are becoming more independent, and begin to look at the future in terms of career, relationships, families, housing and more, they just want to belong to a society and fit in”. However as children develop the greatest effect that these changes will have on an adolescent personality are issues with body image and self concept. As girls develop they become very critical and very unhappy about their body and the way they look and its during this period depression tends...
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Self Portrait Essay
...WOODLEY ANTOINE GS1145 Mr.O 07/20/2014 Antoine.firstname.lastname@example.org Self Portrait My name woodley, but I’d like to be called wood. I’m 21 years old, and I like to play video games. I’m the fourth child and the only boy among 3 sisters. I’m much closed with my parents and all my siblings especially with my youngest sister since she lived with me and my grandma. I love to watch soundless black and white film, and I love to play video game. Also, sometime I like listening to music or visiting my sibling’s house in my spare time. Other than that, I love to travel as well. My family and I always spend our holidays to go to new places whether it’s in our country or to go abroad. I took computer technology while I was at job corps. After I graduated, I worked as a computer technician in juvenile Cent-re which is been under Social Welfare Department for about 5 years. I loved my job because gave me experiences, and showed me a different range of life backgrounds and human behaviors specifically for the youth. All these experiences were useful to myself and made me realize how I should be grateful for having such a nice and loving family. As a kid, I never much care about what career path I would be following. But as I got older, I noticed how important it was for me to set a goal for myself. As a result, I chose to follow my passion which is network engineering. I love being a team member...
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My Self Portrait
...Barbara Kowalczyk Self Portrait Strategies for the Technical Professional My personality type is “ESFP”, which means that I live in the moment and enjoy what life has to offer. I like to keep busy filling my life with hobbies activities and friends I would rather live spontaneously rather than plan ahead I can become over extended when there are too many exciting things to do, and hate missing out on the fun. I can be fun-loving practical and down to earth I am grounded in reality and usually keenly aware of the facts and details in my environment especially as they pertain to people I love to offer assistance especially when I see someone in need I get a joy from helping others I feel I am a great listener I try and listen and give good advice to those who need it, I am a people person I love being around people especially ones who make me laugh, my friends would say I'm rather friendly as you can say “ I don't meet a stranger”! My interest are family,my granddaughter, friends, scouting, being outdoors, singing, sewing and my boyfriend jimmy, my son is special needs so I spend a lot of time in boy scouts with other special needs children as well as being outdoors with them, they are a great help to my life and make me see things from a different perspective. My attitude is very spunky, but it depends on my current mood mornings are not my friend, my attitude is great unless someone or something changes it, my outlook on life is taking control of it and getting...
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Cultural Self Portrait
...CULTURAL SELF-PORTRAIT AND REFLECTION By Manuel Chong Filipino-Chinese. That is what I am. The term “Filipino-Chinese” simply refers to a Chinese descent born and bred in the Philippines. Being a third generation Chinese in the Philippines, I did not grow up in a culture that is purely Chinese nor is it purely Filipino. The older generation of Filipino-Chinese is trying their best to pass on to the younger ones the traditional Chinese teachings which they acquired and learned from their ancestors. They wanted to preserve every detail of Chinese tradition for the younger ones. However, this appears to be a difficult task as time passes as my generation and the coming generations are more liberal and open to Filipino, Western and other cultures. This is the reason why the older generation frowns upon and show less favorable inclination to the younger generation’s present lifestyle. It is very undesirable for them that our generation of Filipino-Chinese yield towards integration. I, on the other hand, am more integrated into the mainstream of Philippine society. I’m able to better articulate the local language, attitudes and conformities. Although my parents put me in a Chinese school, as most parents do, in order for me to learn the Chinese Mandarin language, however, the mindset at that time was that the language is of no use in my country of birth. Who would have known that, after 20 years, the Chinese language became important, in an economic sense. As a result......
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Best-Self Portrait Essay
3257 WordsApr 9th, 201314 Pages
| Learning Project 1, Part 4-6 | |
LP1, Part 4: What are others' experiences of me when I am my best?
Phase 1: Creating the Reflected Best-Self Portrait
When I am at best, I help people. I motivate myself and feel motivated when I get to help others. Whether it’s a stranger, colleague, friends, or family, I feel my passion in assisting those in need. As long as it’s within my capability and moral belief that what people ask for help is ethical and legal, I give them my attention and time. I feel happy that I am able to give a hand, and I feel happy to see people become happy with the help I give them. Helping others put smiles on my face and also on them as well. I feel proud of myself that I have the power to help the…show more content…
I believe in being trustworthy, reliable, and accountable to my actions and behaviors, regardless of situations. | 1. Being the daughter to my parents. 2. Be responsible as an employee and a co-worker to help and provide fitting skills at Swarovski. | Supportive | I believe in backing up the people I care about, encouraging them, helping them, defending them, and loving them. | 1. Encouraging and complimenting Coral and her new place.2. Compliment and Recommending the trendy styles to Danny. | Adaptable | I believe in the power to adapt to new surroundings and situations, learning new skills and experiences to make them my own. | 1. Adapting to the new country, new city and new language when first immigrated to Canada. 2. Adapting to the new atmosphere of working places when got the job at the Swarovski. | Ambitious | I believe in being compassionate and eager to have goals, work hard, and successfully achieve them. | 1. Accepting new responsibilities and tasks at work.2. Got in to the school band, to let off my flute skills. | Loyal | I believe in loving my families, giving them my time and effort. I believe in the presence of family value and care for one another. | 1. Be the best supportive and loving family member to all of my families and relatives. 2. Always be on the side of my friends, trusting them. 3. Have Danny's back with his problems. Cheer him up even when I wasn't very much interested. | Open-minded | I