What techniques did da Vinci employ to make the Mona Lisa a classic yet semi-ambiguous portrait?
It was day where he was painting Mona Lisa and Da Vinci was so involved in painting that he did'nt knew that his pant was fallen or was not wearing that time, which made Mona Lisa laugh where she could not control so gave smile which look very pleasant.
Da Vinci did not use any technique other than combination of realism and surealism. he achieved this due to his long term experience in the profession. Mona Lisa herself felt honored having to pose for the art icon 'Da Vinci' The jesters were able to make an impact to change her mood from despair to delight.
It's all in the smile. Is it one that expresses happiness or sadness? Look at the eyes. They are old eyes, older than the woman herself and knowing, seductive. What has she seen or experienced? Do her eyes match the smile? Does she not want to smile at all? And look, too, at the hands. Are they relaxed? Or is she uncomfortable holding them so. I notice the softness and straightness of the fingers in the top hand, but the bottom hand looks like it is almost clenching the armrest of the chair. For me, it's the contradictions one sees in the Mona Lisa that makes it so compelling.
by rob_allen 7 years ago
When I first saw the painting of Mona Lisa, i was a bit terrified. It looks so enigmatic that it gained my interest. Who do you think is Mona Lisa?
by kjforce 3 years ago
What are your thoughts regarding Da Vinci's Mona Lisa ?Many questions have been asked regarding the famous painting, who was it, and why did Da Vinci paint it...why is it such a mystery ? Some say it was a self portrait, others say it was a woman he had loved...I have my own thought on...
by rob_allen 7 years ago
Who do you think is Mona Lisa in Leonardo da Vinci's life?
by Ireno Alcala 7 years ago
Is it really the face of Jesus Christ or just a model of Leonardo da Vinci?
by RonPare 6 years ago
What do you think about the book, The Da Vinci codeI just read it and am blown away by the conspiracy. Could it be ?
by jerryjackson 9 years ago
BLUTTS-THE HEARTBREAK REMEDY AND YOULOOKING BACK TO TIME-HAIR STYLESTHE PORTRAIT OF MONA LISA- IS IT REALLY A PORTRAIT?LOVE ACTIONS These are my hubs, they are not vampires so take a look at them. Your critics are welcome.
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