If you are new to buying art, there's nothing to be worried about, if you know what to, and not to, do.
1. Love the Piece
Buy art you will love seeing regularly. For most art buyers, the greatest value can be measured by how the art feeds the soul, don't buy based on how well it will do as an investment. Quality art will gradually accrue in value, but is not considered liquid. But if you are interested in becoming an art connoisseur seeking out the next Picasso, or have a great deal of money ...Read the rest of this post »
Synchromism paintings feature harmoniously balanced colors and a feeling of movement. It is believed that synchromist paintings evoke similar feelings and sensations as music. This is a basic tenet of the synchromism art movement. As such, these paintings make wonderfully pleasing additions to any modern art collection.Founded in 1912 by Morgan Russell and Stanton MacDonald-Wright, synchromism was an art movement based no the idea that sound and color are phenomena that are similar in the way ...Read the rest of this post »
You are a immense anime afficianado. However, you do not live in the land of the rising sun. Also, you do not have the moolah to purchase your own videos or DVDs. So, you switch to sites where you can glance at anime on the world wide web for nothing! There are several hubs to select from. Some places do not actually store any magna on their sites but provide links where you can observe anime that is found on other sites (like YouTube, Dailymotion, or MEGAVIDEO). Some places allow you to ...Read the rest of this post »
Rolf Harris is responsible for encouraging a generation of people to buy art supplies and start painting.The Australian has been involved with art for 65 years and his infectious enthusiasm has helped ignite a creative spark in millions of British school children over the years.Rolf's artistic talents first appeared on our screens in 1953 when he presented a regular ten-minute cartoon drawing show on the BBC and by 1967 he fronted The Rolf Harris Show, which ran for seven years.It was during ...Read the rest of this post »
"The naked human figure exudes artistic expressions in the most intimate and insinuating poses. Through extreme lighting techniques and shadow strokes across the body, the appearance of nudity frees what is seemingly trapped in an artist’s imagination. The aesthetic value of nude art is artistic freedom. Whether an art seems controversial or obscene, the real worth lies on the artist’s justification of his work. For every nude painter, the bareness of a body liberates his deepest pleasures ...Read the rest of this post »
Before picking up a brush, Learn what lean to fat, value, and more mean and many important terms that you need to learn. Here are terms and tips and every word you need to know about oil painting
and it's necessary termps for producing better paintings.
Long and Short Oil Paint Oil painting mediums can be used to control the thickness, or consistency, of your oil paint. Long oil paint means that enough medium has been added that it has very little "peak" (the ability to make small peaks or ...Read the rest of this post »
In literature as well as art realism is the depiction of subjects as they appear in practical, everyday life. Realism does not deal with interpretation or embellishment. The point of realism is to capture people or situations in a gritty and real way. Similar to realist photography, the realist painter does not place emphasis on stylization but is most interested in depicting situations just as they appear to the naked eye.While realism depicts real characters in real situations, there tends to ...Read the rest of this post »
Chinese paper-cut, as one of the folk arts in China, has a long history.During the Northern and Southern Dynasty (386 - 581 A.D.), cutting out intricate patterns out of paper has become a tradition.This was the beginning of the art of Chinese Paper Cutting called Jian Zhi.The Song Dynasty greatly improved the paper making process and introduced different colors of paper. The paper cut craftsmen of the time put the colored paper to good use in their paper cut outs. In the Ming and Qing Dynasty, ...Read the rest of this post »
Everyone wants to adorn his/her home by using the most attractive ornaments out there in the market. If you are more into the creative field and your psyche asks for something that speaks of an everlasting impression and appeal, then a vintage poster
can just do the beautifying trick for your home decoration. Such a poster not only enhances the beauty of your abode, it reflects an aura in itself. Probably, that’s the reason vintage posters have been so been loved by people over the years. ...Read the rest of this post »
Have you wondered about the best way to use pieces of artwork in your home or office? Decorating with framed canvas art is one way to add the glow of artistic flair to any room. Choosing the kind of piece of artwork you like best depends wholly on the personal taste you have in art.
Before you choose the artwork pieces you are going to use in your living room, think about the painting and artwork you have seen that appeals to you the most. Keep in mind the artwork pieces you choose will be a ...Read the rest of this post »