Jim Fischer

Imagination: Serendipitous Realism

Serendipidous realism is the process of creating art from scraps; left over paint and scrapped dried paint from the palette, and cut sections from the wiping cloths. Images are identified by association with a quote or statement proving that realism is as much imagination as real observations and that all art is a trick of the eye. "You may discover in the patterns on the wall a resemblance to various landscapes, adorned with mountains, rivers, rocks, trees, plains, wide valleys and hills in v1 Serendipidous realism is the process of creating art from scraps; left over paint and scrapped dried paint from the palette, and cut sections from the wiping cloths. Images are identified by association with a quote or statement proving that realism is as much imagination as real observations and that all art is a trick of the eye.

"You may discover in the patterns on the wall a resemblance to various landscapes, adorned with mountains, rivers, rocks, trees, plains, wide valleys and hills in varied arrangement; or again you may see battles and figures in action; or strange faces and costumes, and an endless variety of objects, which you could turn into complete and well drawn forms. The effect produced by these mottled walls is like that of the sound of bells, in which you may recognize any name or word you choose to imagine." Leonardo DiVinci


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