Autograph reprints make fabulous display pieces. Many people are fascinated by items autographed by famous celebrities. Imagine having a handwritten letter from George Washington on display in your waiting room. Or how about a photo signed by Albert Einstein framed with his check made payable to the Internal Revenue Service? Framed displays with
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Abstract art has been dated back to the early 1900's. The very first abstract art ever created was by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. This fine piece of art was titled, Cubism. It is said that abstract art is the mind of an artist and his outlook on the world around him. Many different artist have many different styles. Some bright and colorful, while others are dim and timid. You can see many different strokes and patterns in abstract art. There is no end to what you can create or form with ...Read the rest of this post »
As an artist, part of your goal is most likely trying to find a way to earn a living while still having enough time to create your artwork. The best way to do this is to figure out how to sell your art for a profit. "How can I sell my art?" you ask? The good news is that it does not have to be difficult if you know how. The days of walking all over town begging art dealers and gallery owners to look at your portfolio are all but over. I want to sell my art. Where do I start? Put together your ...Read the rest of this post »
Most of the contribution towards arts and culture in America comes from Massachusetts. You will find Major Art museums MA and historical sites in Massachusetts. The art and culture which has been drawn from the Native American and Yankee roots, along with its later immigrant group the commonwealth has produced the best of writers, artists and musicians.There are very famous Art museum MA such as Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Institute of Contemporary Art and the DeCordova contemporary art and ...Read the rest of this post »
Have you ever wondered about oil on canvas paintings? Maybe you have, maybe you haven't. Some of you out there may actually want to try it out, but you do not know about this type of painting. We are going to tell you from experience that it is a lot of fun. In our own opinion, the only downfall to this is the fact that the painting takes so long to dry. However, once it dries out, you are going to come face to face with a fine piece of art that you have spent a lot of time on. If you are ...Read the rest of this post »
Modern Art and Pop Art are, without a doubt, two of the most loved forms of art styles you can find these days. They are fresh and exciting, and more and more of these styles are appearing not just in museums, but in homes and office spaces as well. So why are these types of art so popular compared to other types such as the well-loved abstract or realism? The reason lies in the way they are created. Pop Art and Modern Art come in so many different distinctive styles, making it exceptionally ...Read the rest of this post »
If you paint with oils you will need a solvent to clean your brushes and thin your paints. Of course, if you paint with water soluble oils then your solvent will be water. Turpentine is a standard solvent used to thin ordinary oil paints. You can purchase turpentine in any art supply store or hardware store. In some cases, the kind of turpentine you buy in a hardware store may be fresher because of the shorter turnaround time. Some artists work with mineral spirits. These are also available in ...Read the rest of this post »
Glass painting is a very popular art form. It is executed on the glass sheets with oil and hard resin or with water color and gum on glass sheets. Glass painting is a folk art tradition which flourished from the 15th to the 18th century in Europe and North America. The technique of painting on glass flourished in India in the 18th century under the influence of the Chinese artists who lived and worked for the nobility and royalty. Unpainted areas of glass are coated with mercury, which provides ...Read the rest of this post »
It's easy to buy art these days. Years ago, you had to go to gallery openings to even see any art that was available, and then purchase the very expensive pieces directly from the artist or the agency running the showing. Today, you can buy art in many different types of stores as well as online.
The Internet is a great way to buy art. You have so many different artists, styles and types of art available to you thanks to online shopping. You can find websites that offer reprints of famous art ...Read the rest of this post »
Native American people represent only 1% of the population in the United States today even though they once dominated the entire North American continent. While many of these native groups have almost disappeared along with their culture, some of their beautiful art remains. Below is a discussion of five types of Native American art you might like to display in your home or give as an unusual gift.
Kachinas are dolls which were created as representations of spirits or ...Read the rest of this post »