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Art Print Styles and Categories

Choosing an art print for your home or office decor is a challenging task if you can’t tell between styles and categories. Here are a handful of popular styles, should set you up on the right track.

Painting Murals on Industrial Buildings – Getting Accounts

The other day, I was driving down a street in an industrial section of town. There were many family owned type businesses of various types. Each one had a history whether they were producing parts for tractors, or selling ball bearings or other mechanical moving parts. Most of the buildings were old cement brick buildings, nondescript with large flat walls, pretty much blank. It was in an area where there wasn’t a lot of graffiti, the buildings all looked in good shape, but they were bland, and had no personality. Okay so let’s talk about this because I also have a friend who paints murals.

Five Top Tips to Spruce Up Your Living Room

Is your living room looking a little tired and dated, but you don’t want to spend the time and money to get it renovated or redecorated? Don’t panic, there are several things that you can do in order to change the appearance of your living room to quickly convert it into a new beautiful space.

Encouraging Your Kids To Take An Interest In Art

Art can open kids’ minds up to creative thought, and helps them to look at the world in different ways. Moreover, an interest in art shows a healthy love for culture, and can become a hugely beneficial hobby for any child when they are young, and as they get older. Sometimes, however, kids need a little push. If you want to encourage your kids to take more of an interest in art, consider these tips:

Pattachitra and Tala Pattachitra – The Traditional Oriya Painting

Belonging to the state of Odisha, Pattachitra is one such string from the Indian ancient painting tradition. The style is immensely elegant to say the least. The word Pattachitra is derived from two Sanskrit words, ‘Patta’ meaning canvas or cloth and ‘Chitra’ meaning painting. The artists are highly skilled in this art form and are known as ‘chitrakars.’

Artful Photographic Moments of Your Own

What is it that turns a simple photograph into a work of art? Fine art is not usually a simple point and shoot affair. Fine art requires lighting, balance, focus, concept, and planning. Lots of run of the mill photos are taken every day but photographic works of art, created over and over again, can only be done by an artist.

Granados Inspiration for the Goyescas

Granados often called the poet of the piano is frequently compared with Chopin due to the highly ornamental figuration as well the influence of nationalist folk music in their melodies and rhythms. Granados indicated they are Goya-like or Goya-esque hence the name ‘The Goyescas’. Regarding Goyescas, Granados wrote, “I am enamored with the psychology of Goya, with his palette, with him, with his muse the Duchess of Alba, with his quarrels with his models, his loves and flatteries.

Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa is an oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci, known as the “Renaissance Man” is a famous Italian artist whose painting was done between the year 1503 and 1506. Despite being a well-known artist, he is also known for his other achievements and has gained many titles including botanist, writer, painter, mathematician and so on.

Acrylic Painting Is Not As Scary As It Sounds – Acrylics Can Be Made Easy

Developing your own acrylic painting technique or style will take a good bit of experimentation as well as persistence. Ask a dozen different acrylic artists to reveal their favorite painting techniques and you will likely get a dozen different responses.

Indian Batik Is A Glorious Offshoot of the Javanese Art

Batik was probably introduced in India in the fourth or fifth century. Traditionally, the Indian Batik displayed the Hindu belief of three Gods as creator, nurturer, and destroyer. This article talks about Indian Batik.

The Leather Puppet Painting of Andhra Pradesh Called Tholu Bommalata

Tholu Bommalata is the traditional craft from the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. The leather puppets are made of translucent goatskin. The article throws some insight on the art form.

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