The Raft of the Medusa, by Théodore Géricault, can be seen today in the Louvre, Paris. It depicts a real event, and the painting was created with the purpose of drawing attention to that event. The story of the painting itself, although not as dramatic as that of the scene it depict...
Welcome to the world of Chihuly the artist, the effulgent genius that echoes--reverberates--creativity, expression, fantasy against the perfectionism that deems to dominate our thoughts, ideas, and stop them before they are realized. How can we find the cork to our fear and release i...
Book review on an art & poetry book collaborated by 9 authors of different perspectives.
A tutorial painting in oil medium, design for beginners and intermediate learners.
The continuation or second part tutorial painting in oil medium, design for beginners and intermediate learners.
I have visited a beautiful exhibition of early 17th century paintings, taking place in the Stigliano Palace of Naples. The article is about the most striking features which pleased me particularly.
I believe by studying pictures and paintings we can draw from deep within ourselves to clear any negativity that may be there. We can also express any deep sentiments that have never been said, but that do need to be conveyed.
There is nothing quite like 675 miles of treasures that spring to life in this 4-day long yard sale that occurs every year on the first Thursday in August. Over 5,000 individual yard sales will be stretching across Highway 127 from Gadsden, Alabama to Hudson, Michigan.
Are you a painter, photographer or any other kind of artist? Follow me on this journey of creative challenges! Don’t get stuck in a “creator’s block”! Challenge number 2 is “COLORFUL”.
Beautiful, calming and relaxing art should be mandatory in institutions, hospitals and waiting rooms. Art is therapy.
just another short poem about being alone on a hill and taking in the surroundings. This one appeals to me as it only took 5 minutes to write, off the cuff.
I am sharing to you my story how I inspire the lives of my preschool kids from teaching them being versatile. How parents thanked me developing their children physically, academically and morally.
Karen Eland is famous for paintings with different bases like coffee, tea , lager, alcohol. Now her paintings with beer are amazing.
A drawing teacher and instructor in Kerala, India started to make paintings by tongue instead of using brushes. He made several paints of great people like Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore and Jawarlal Nehru
Alexander wald a part time artist of Lviv of Ukrain, he uses the ground coffee powder and sand as medium for his paintings
Liu Bolin creates art work of invisible person, he himself mingle in his art work with his assistants and mix with the painting.
This article is about the process of making app art. I describe my own process of taking photographs or making drawings and paintings and then, running them through different apps to complete the art.
Wherever possible use artist quality paints as the difference in tone and color makes the worth the investment.
Madhubani is a hilly forest terrain in the state of Bihar in Eastern India Madhubani paintings are very pretty and attractive and well recognized by their distinct style .
According to the Sri Lankan Chronicles, Sigiriya was the fortress - palace built by King Kassapa 1 in the late 5th century. Inscriptions dating from the 3rd century BC found in the caves surrounding the area indicate the presence of ascetic monks. Moreover, there are more than 700 poe...
The Tate Modern is one of the most famous art museums in the entire world, and a top attraction if you are visiting London. Here is a brief review of the fine art institution.
Ajanta Caves with marvelous paintings unveiled in 1829. The significance is that all the caves are filled with paintings except the ceiling.
a page about an artist who is having trouble deciding what to paint but comes up with an idea in the end.
The story as far as time goes, is really about a painting which has been hung on the wall for a long time in the Dukes house. My last Duchess is the admiration of a priceless painting, where beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Somewhere children die because of polluted water, starvation or civil wars. Millions of people live in poverty in Africa, Asia and South America. But on the other hand rich countries and people spend millions of dollars to meaningless things. I collected some terrible waste of money..