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  • The origins of painting

    THE ORIGINS OF PAINTING

    The origins of painting are lost in the mists of time. A legend tells that a young girl from Corinth, daughter of the potter artist Butades, was madly in love with a young boy. Since he had to...Read More

    12/23/2018 Art Blog 187
  • Symbolism in painting

    SYMBOLISM IN PAINTING

    To create an iconographic image, the painter usually draws inspiration from a literary source, elaborating it into compositional schemes suitable for figurative art. The literary concept is...Read More

    12/23/2018 Art Blog 139
  • The history of oil on canvas

    THE HISTORY OF OIL ON CANVAS

    Unlike tempera painting, which consists of colored pigments mixed with binders in aqueous solution, egg, casein and animal glue, oil colors have linseed, poppy or walnut oil as binder. The oil...Read More

    12/23/2018 Art Blog 142
  • What are modern paintings and how to decorate with them

    WHAT ARE MODERN PAINTINGS AND HOW TO DECORATE WITH THEM

    A modern painting is a fantastic medium for artists to convey and share their beliefs, emotions, and thoughts through creativity. There exist many ways in which an artist can express things like...Read More

    04/03/2017 Art Blog 1845
  • How to become a famous painter

    HOW TO BECOME A FAMOUS PAINTER

    Arts is a very powerful field in which individuals need to have genuine love and passion in order to excel well. In as much as some people were born natural artists, it is possible for others to...Read More

    03/27/2017 Art Blog 1444
  • The importance of religious art

    THE IMPORTANCE OF RELIGIOUS ART

    Religious paintings are expressions of religious themes and principles from the perspective of individuals who are of different denominations and religious groups. These paintings can be traced to...Read More

    03/22/2017 Art Blog 1379
  • What Makes Abstract Paintings Famous

    WHAT MAKES ABSTRACT PAINTINGS FAMOUS

    When you visit an art gallery; you probably could distinguish abstract art among the other pieces exhibited, it is simply because abstract paintings are appealing and eye-catching. With the...Read More

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  • Modern Abstract Paintings VS Traditional Art

    MODERN ABSTRACT PAINTINGS VS TRADITIONAL ART

    Abstract art refers to paintings and sculptures that depict things that are not found in the real world. This type of art consists of shapes, sizes, colors, and even the process of creating the art...Read More

    12/23/2014 Art Blog 2097
  • Decorating with Landscape Paintings on Canvas

    DECORATING WITH LANDSCAPE PAINTINGS ON CANVAS

    Landscape canvas paintings are perfect for decorating your home, but they also make excellent conversation pieces. Everyone loves a good landscape painting, as they usually depict beautiful places...Read More

    12/23/2014 Art Blog 1155
  • The most popular art painting subjects

    THE MOST POPULAR ART PAINTING SUBJECTS

    At times people who want to buy paintings do consider subjects as their primary factor. Speaking of art subjects, there are enough varieties to satisfy the needs of most painting lovers. Whether a...Read More

    12/07/2014 Art Blog 5784
  • How to tell if a painting is original

    HOW TO TELL IF A PAINTING IS ORIGINAL

    Paintings have been the darling of many people throughout human history; both the artist and the target audience have indulged themselves with paintings, either as an investment or simply for...Read More

    12/07/2014 Art Blog 1155
  • The Importance of paintings in our society

    THE IMPORTANCE OF PAINTINGS IN OUR SOCIETY

    Be they modern painting as “Fire Pond” by Kachina Anastasia, or “Baobab” by Vica Morvay, man’s love for painting can be said to be as old as the history of man itself. Right from the use of cave...Read More

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  • The relationship between Cinema and Paintings

    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CINEMA AND PAINTINGS

    Is cinema a real form of art? What are the relationships that cinema has with theater, literature, music and painting? Which is better between blockbuster, author or poetry cinema? Theoretical and...Read More

    11/25/2014 Art Blog 1231