Faberge and the Last of the Romanovs: A Story of Love and Tragedy

Few figures in history have fascinated us as much as Czar Nicholas and Czarina Alexandra, especially their personal lives. The magnificent Faberge Easter Eggs, gifts of Nicholas to Alexandra, symbolize the immortality of their love. Miraculously, all of these treasures have survived, revealing the public and private relationship between the two royal lovers as well as their tragic fate.

Using The Color Wheel To Help Your Watercolors

Having some basic knowledge of the color wheel when painting a watercolor can be very helpful. Color can change the mood of a painting, making a dark overcast day turn bright and colorful or anything in between. There are several different palettes to consider.

Digital Art and Abstract Art Prints

You can purchase Digital Art and Abstract Art Prints in many art stores online. Most art prints are relatively inexpensive, but resemble the original to a great degree.

How To Paint A Watercolor From A Photograph

At times it is not possible to paint from real life, and using photographs becomes a useful option. For instance if you want to paint a bird in flight, using a photo may be your best option. You will be able to capture the graceful movement of the flying bird, while using your own creativity to develop an artistic background.

How to Frame and Stretch an Oil Painting

Whether you are an artist, an art dealer, or simply a flea market enthusiast, chances are you will eventually need to learn how to frame a painting yourself. You will save money doing it yourself since professional framing services can be quite expensive.

Exploring Craft Kits

Art is becoming very popular amongst many people as a hobby and enjoyable pastime. Working with your favourite materials and creating projects in the home are growing in popularity due to the ease of sourcing hobby/craft supplies.

The Difference Between Watercolors and Acrylics

Learning the differences between acrylic paint and watercolor paint can be helpful in deciding which medium to choose. Personal preference will play a role in this decision, but having some information about the qualities of each type of paint  will help you to make your choice. I suggest experimenting with both.

The Basics of Creating Gay Erotic Paintings

The first thing that you should do is invest the right amount of time in creating an environment that will really inspire you towards creativity in the right way. If you want to create gay erotic paintings, then why not hang up some copies of works that you really admire, or perhaps have some erotic material playing in the background? Alternatively, you could simply take your easel to an inspiring outside location, where not only you could be inspired but also the general public can enjoy your work.

Haitian Sculptures and Paintings

Haitian art is rooted in the culture of the people. Haitian art and artists are highly reflective of the everyday experiences and life of Haitians.

Painting Instruction – Do You Need Talent to Become an Artist?

Are some people born with more artistic talent than others? I’m sure there are many answers to this query, on both sides of the coin. Genetics may play a role, but that doesn’t mean if you don’t have artists in your family tree that you have no artistic ability.

How to Choose Home Exterior Colors

Choosing exterior colors for the home is something that should be done with thought and care. The color will be seen every day, not only by the homeowner but the neighbors and any guests.

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