Ukrainian Artist - Maryna Vaschenko
The author tries to show the specifiсity of Ukrainian postmodern in painting and other arts, such as vytynanka. He pays attention to the very original combination of folklore traditions rich in Ukrainian culture and modern search of artistic perception. M.Vaschenko is a bright example of it.
How to Make an Acrylic Painting Look Like an Oil Painting
A simple and transformative art technique to bring your art to the next level
A Interview With One of Wiltshire's Pet Portrait Artists
An interview with one of Wiltshire's pet portrait artists. Lynda Rugg paints cats and dogs as well as wildlife from her home in Wiltshire in the UK.
Strict, Consequential Chess as a Subject for Modern Painters
The author considers influence of the royal game on the arts, especially, painting. The figures of chess, chessboard, rules attract the fantasy of painters.He shows how colors and lines may compliment successfully the subject of this game on pictures
The Paradise art in Works of Yevgen Leschenko, Ukrainian Painter
Author considers a new trend in the realistic manner of painting. So called magic realism follows the creative works of the Ukrainian painter Yevgen Leschenko. Baptized in America as the founder of the paradize art he gathered and integrated the features of magic and everyday life in one whole.
Lively Depiction of the Holy City of Lord Shiva on the Canvas of the Baidyanath Paintings.
Baidyanath Painting is the folk art of Jharkhand State of India which has portrayed the spirituality of the ancient city of Deogarh
Black Square by Kazimir Malevich
“Black Square” (1915), by Kazimir Malevich, was the most critical, most seminal painting of the 20th Century. It caused an uproar the first time it was exhibited. It was thought to be the first purely abstract painting to be exhibited publicly in the Western world.
Free Resources For Krita
Krita’s default resources are nothing to scoff at and fantastic out of the box. Having a specialist tool for a specialist job goes a long way. Whether you’re a professional artist or a hobbyist just looking to replicate Bob Ross, there are plenty of free brushes, canvases, and resources for Krita.
Abhisarika Nayika, Rasamanjari , Basohli Painting, Pahari Style
The Abhisarika is the most famous and frequently illustrated of the eight heroine. As a storm rages, a woman bravely makes her way through a forest teeming with challenges to find her lover. The hurricane and the perilous terrain foreshadow the difficulty and passion of her upcoming encounter.
Reading the Painting - The Hireling Shepherd
The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood often used hidden symbolism within their painting to highlight the interplay between society and art. It is most apparent in paintings like William Holman Hunt's "The Hireling Shepherd"
Colour of Music and Colours ‘Heard’: ‘A Colour Symphony’ by Arthur Bliss, and Dana Cook, Artist, Who Is Colour-Blind
Colour is part of our lives, for most of us, but have you ever thought about the colour of music or of 'hearing' colours? Come with me on a journey from 1921 to the present day, visiting a composer and a colour-blind artist.
The Basic Differences Between Using Oil Paint and Acrylic Paint
Which type of painter are you? Do you like to work at a fast pace or would you rather take your time and work more slowly on your painting? Does it really make a difference?
Watercolor Paint Tricks: How to Add Whiskers to Animal Portraits
If you ever get frustrated when trying to add tiny lines that delineate whiskers on your animal portraits then please read further for two tricks that will help alleviate this issue. You'll be able to tackle whiskers on a watercolor animal painting like a pro.
Trompe-L'œil - 3D Painting From the 19th Century
Deceive the eye - is the literal French translation for Trompe-l'oeil. It's a painting technique meant to trick the eye into showing three different dimensions of a painting scene. Although becoming popular in the early 19th century, large Trompe-l'oeil murals go right back to the days of Pomeii.
Top 10 Cursed Paintings That Are Shut Away
Art is in the eye of the beholder, now how about art pieces that are said to be haunted and caused terrible things to happen to the owner or viewers of the painting. I guess in that case it should be art is the controller of the beholder. The paintings in this list are said to be the spawns of evil.
“Trying to Catch Freedom” by Artist Charles Criner
Artist Charles Criner created a piece of art titled "Trying to Catch Freedom." Slavery, the underground railroad, etc. become a part of his masterpiece. Learn the details of this painting in his own words.
Top 5 Persian Female Illustrators to Follow on Instagram Now!
Here are the top 5 Persian female illustrators to follow on social media right away! Iranian women are becoming more recognizable in Persian art and these 5 illustrators are the leading ones when it comes down to the young artists.
Tips For Successful Watercolor Paintings
I’ve been painting for about 50 years in oil, acrylic, ink, colored pencil, and watercolor. My favorite has become watercolor for its versatility and vibrancy. Here are a few tips to help you start successful paintings in watercolor.
Wrinkled Paper Watercolor Effect
Watercolor has its own set of challenges and difficulties. Most people steer clear of it for fear of messing up. But there are so many things that watercolor does that no other medium will do. One of these is the wrinkled paper effect. I will show you how.
8 Useful Tricks to Create Amazing Toothbrush Spray Paintings.
Have you ever tried painting with a toothbrush before? Check out this easy spray painting technique which uses toothbrush.
The General Characteristics of Madhubani Paintings: An Indian Folk Art
If you are an admirer of the Indian art, you must be familiar with the Madhubani paintings; the ancient folk art practised, on the mud walls and floors, of the villages. The Madhubani art has it’s roots in the Bihar state of India. They are popular even today, during festivals and special occasions.
Acrylic Painting for Beginners - Even Toddlers Can Do This Step-by-Step Tutorial
Acrylic painting, step by step tutorial that as young as 3 years old can follow. By nature, kids are creative and they will amaze you of what they can do. Tickle their creativity.