Museums in Quarantine 2 – Rembrandt at the Ashmolean Museum (2020)

Benefits of Custom Oil Paintings From Photos

Ever wanted more than just a photo framed on the wall? Here we’ll discuss the pros and cons of having a professional oil painting created from your photos.

Van Gogh in Love

Van Gogh in Love is about Van Gogh’s tragic love life. For more information please read Van Gogh in Love – a Romantic Van Gogh Biography by Nienke Bos.

11 Facts About J. M. W. Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner was an English Romantic landscape painter who is widely credited with having paved the way for Impressionism. Though his work was regarded as controversial at the time, he helped make landscape painting as popular and widely accepted as historical painting. Turner specialised in both oil paintings and watercolour paintings; throughout his lifetime he created some 20,000 works.

One Rembrandt Painting Helped Me and It May Help You in Your Art

Whether you’re at the pinnacle of your career or stumbling in the foothills, you and I share something with even a Master like Rembrandt…

Learn How to Make a Fun-Filled Storybook Mixed Media Collage to Inspire Your Inner Illustrator

Starting out as an illustrator, the idea of creating artwork that tells a story can seem a little daunting at first. After all, it’s not just about painting or drawing a completed work — it’s also about storytelling with pictures.

Leonardo Da Vinci and You – What Do You Share in Common?

Before you dismiss this idea, let me tell you a true story. It will show how you share something with the greatest painter of all time…

DIY Gift Ideas To Gift An Artist

What can you gift an artist? Artists are unique people with a unique aspect to life. What others might feel precious might not have any value to them and what others feel has no value might be of a lot of value to them.

5 Ways To Create Depth In Landscape Paintings

Part of the magic of a painting is its ability to draw people in. A good painting should not look two-dimensional: instead, the flat painting should look three-dimensional. Adding depth to a painting helps to make it look three-dimensional. Here are 5 ways to create depth in landscape paintings.

Artists That Redefined the Art World

Art has impacted our lives in ways that we cannot even imagine. Artists, painters, and sculptors from around the world have created art pieces that have redefined art history.

Art History and the Expansion of Human Consciousness

How can art history be explained in terms of human consciousness? What is the link between the cave paintings of primitive man and the conceptual work of artists today? What does a skull adorned with jewels (For the Love of God by Damien Hirst) or a head made out of the artist´s blood (Self by Marc Quinn) have in common with a rough outline of a bison drawn on a cave wall? It comes down to a definition of art which involves the opening up of the human mind.

Canvases: What You Need To Know

The word ‘canvas’ is used to refer to any sort of material that’s used as a support for a painting. In other words, it’s the material you paint on. As with all art supplies, there are lots of different types of canvas: it comes in different forms and can be made from different materials. Knowing the properties of these forms and materials should help you decide which is best for you.

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