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Expressionist Portrait Painting: An Interesting Way to See People

For centuries, people have relied on portraits to preserve the likenesses, whether those of kings and potentates or of ordinary people. Portraits have been painted since antiquity. In ancient Egypt, Pharaohs were often depicted on wall paintings looming over their queens and attendants; the logic of the ancients made them paint the most important people in a picture larger than the minor attendants.

Useful Portrait Painting Techniques for Beginners

The ability to paint portraits is probably one of the most sought-after skills in an artist. When you tell your friends that you’ve been dabbling in painting, they’re most likely going to ask, “Can you do a painting of me”? Portraits have been painted since antiquity; in the beginning they were created for ceremonial reasons and as a means of documentation, making portrait painting techniques essential for all painters.

Tips on Drawing Roses

Roses can be difficult to draw. Especially when you’re using colored pencils to draw them. Here are a few of the steps that I use to help me draw a complex subject like a rose with colored pencils.

Virtual Painting With Holographic Images – That Future Is Rapidly Coming

What is the future of painting going to be? Will humans forever be painting on canvas? Somehow I very much doubt it. In fact, new materials will last longer, and are much more conducive to additional attributes. In the future, you might be painting on a carbon nanotube surface with a graphene coating using special etching processes and paint that could last longer than the pyramids and the 50 times as strong as steel. Talk about leaving a painting legacy. You better make sure you do a good job, because you might have critics for the next 3000 years.

Learn More About Pop Art Paintings

When you think of pop art paintings and prints, you should picture bright colors, famous characters from pop culture and entertainment, and mixed materials. This discipline is basically the antithesis of the fine arts and is a response to the seriousness with which fine art regards itself. It really took off in the 1950s and started out of North America and the United Kingdom.

Art Programs for Senior Adults

The over 65 crowd is discovering art. Art for seniors can be healthful and rewarding both mentally and financially!

What Makes an Artist?

Art is a personal expression that does not rely solely on techniques you have acquired from school or intense study. Creativity is an inante talent that many of us embody but are discouraged one way or another and abandon the pursuit. Someone told us we are not artists and we believed it, I suggest ignoring these sentiments and pursue what is in your heart and create!

Fantasy Art Online, a New Era

The world has some incredibly talented. Unfortunately before the advent of the internet it was extremely difficult to showcase your artwork no matter how wonderful it was. Nowadays however almost anybody is put together an online art gallery and showcase it to the world. One of the more popular forms of artwork that has grown up with internet is Fantasy Art. Let’s take a little look at what it is.

Art History Timeline – The Renaissance

Renaissance is one of the most fertile periods for cultural development in European history. Art was the most significant developments of this phase and was nurtured through different phases.

Swimsuit Bikini Body Painting Ideas for the Beach

When it comes to finding interesting swimsuit and bikini body painting ideas for the beach, the sky is the limit for how creative you can get. The art of wearing a body paint instead of a real bikini has become a new trend these days, and you are going to discover how you can enjoy this fun idea too. Find out more…

Which Contemporary Artist Is Best to Buy and Most Likely to Increase in Value?

Guidance on what you should consider when buying affordable Contemporary art, to have the best chance of finding a really great investment. Be very wary of all the hype, art critics and so-called experts who claim to know everything. This is what I believe you really need to know before you buy.

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