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3 Top Ways to Get Started on Painting Like a Professional Artist

Across the modern world, millions of people enjoy making art in their leisure time. Most don’t need, or want, any advice from someone like me. If you’re the exception – the one who has the heart of a true artist – then you have the artist’s gut-deep need to show your work, share it with an audience. It means going professional but just how to do that? Let me offer some help…

Artist Spotlight: Adrian Hill, War Artist and Pioneer of Art Therapy

On researching the British artist Adrian Hill I was drawn into the fascinating story of his contribution to the use of art as a therapeutic discipline. He is credited with having coined the phrase ‘Art Therapy’ in 1941 – and it seems that in giving it a name he was making concrete a process which has likely been happening for centuries. It is well known that art has been a long-standing and multicultural form of expression and communication: from the paleolithic period where cave markings may have been used to psychologically prepare for long and dangerous hunting expeditions; through ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome to the flourishing of art during the Renaissance as supreme human expression.

Why You Should Consider Black and White Abstract Art for Your Home Decor

Ever wondered why this abstract art style is getting more popular now than ever before? This article will help you understand the value of abstract art and more importantly the value of what I like to call “colorless paintings”.

Photo To Art Paintings Is A Great Way to Add Beauty To Your Home or Office

Discover truly unique fine art in customized paintings created from the collaboration of talented independent artists from around the globe and your favorite photograph. A gift of fine art with personal relevance gives new meaning to the warmth of home and the ambiance of an office. Photo to art raises amateur photography to frame worthy wall-hangings of your favorite view.

The Art of Face and Body Painting

Face and body painting has become one of the most popular activities for parties where kids are present as well as popular technique for photographers, artists, and other people. One of the biggest differences between face painting and body painting is the purpose and when it is done. Face painting is traditionally done on kids, whereas body painting is done on adults.

Painting – How to Get the Perfect Picture

Painting can be the one of the best ways to relax your mind, but sometimes it is difficult to come up with the picture you want to paint. Here are some 7 simple steps to help clear out your mind and clearly see that perfect picture.

A Brief Discussion Of Art And Culture In Argentina

If you look at a map of South America your eyes might not travel all the way south to the tip. However, this can be a big mistake, as there has been much going on in this region called Argentina for many thousands of years. Here is a brief look at art and culture in Argentina with some surprising things you may not be aware of.

Take Home The Story of Vincent Van Gogh

This writing is not about repeating the key life history of Vincent Van Gogh but rather, what I have taken in from his story. And, here are my thoughts.

Can Women Artists Have It All?

Some thoughts on Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article in the June 2012 of The Atlantic, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All”. The article has struck a chord in our society and has attracted the attention of talk-shows and, I am sure, many female readers.

7 Sure and Steady Ways to Change From ‘Sunday Painter’ Into Professional Artist

More people than ever before in the history of the world have the leisure to dabble in painting. Some of them hold a secret dream to become a professional artist. One fine day. If this is your dream, I’d like to help you to achieve it. With 38 years of hard-won experience, I can pass on the 7 sure ways that I and many others like me, used to change ourselves from the state of hobbyist to living – and making an income – as successful, professional artists.

Realistic Artworks Vs Decorative Artworks: Major Differences

It’s not easy to define art. In painting, art is often classified to two forms; realistic art and decorative art. When realistic art talks about social issues, decorative art just represents beauty.

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