haha oh my god i’m so happy


art history meme | three of four art movements | the pre-raphaelite brotherhood

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB) was founded in London in September 1848 at a turbulent time of political and social change. Many Victorians felt that beauty and spirituality had been lost amid industrialization. The leading members of the PRB were the painters John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt, young students at the Royal Academy of Arts. They all believed that art had become decadent, and rejected their teachers’ belief that the Italian artist Raphael (1483–1520) represented the pinnacle of aesthetic achievement. Instead, they looked to medieval and early Renaissance art for inspiration. The Pre-Raphaelite artists developed a fresh and precise method of transcribing the natural world in oil paint, based on direct, up-close observation and working out of doors. Around 1860, the Pre-Raphaelites turned away from realist depictions of history, literature, modern society, religious themes, and nature scenes to explore the purely aesthetic possibilities of painting. The female face and body became the most important subjects, in erotically charged works that had little precedent. Beauty came to be valued more highly than truth, as Pre-Raphaelitism slowly shifted into the Aesthetic Movement. [x]

omfg gotg was so amaz

my tablet has finally reached the end of its road rip 8(((


Portrait of a Young Woman of Frankfurt, detail (c. 1480-1485)

Sandro Botticelli

chrisrawrz asked:
Hello Unu! How are you? I think your most recent drawing is really good! As a matter of fact I love it. I feel like all your other drawings have an anime like influence and I personally don't like that. Sorry. I just think you should do more original looking drawings like your most recent one. What I think about sometimes as I draw or start a new drawing is you'll do a ton of mediocre/bad drawings till finally one comes out looking great or perfect. By drawings I mean personal finished work.

aha thanks i guess??? 

back from campingggg

ok so for some reason I didn’t mention on here that I was going up to washington which was basically the summary of my last two weeks aka why I wasn’t on but aside from that
I’m going camping again from today until the Friday so I probably won’t be on at all just so u guys kno
tldr I’m camping 4 a week
so see u guys l8r or st