Thinners for oil painting
Oil paints are pigments of various colors, ground to powder, which are then mixed on an oil basis in the paint of the desired consistency and density. Oil painting is…

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Italian, lead and silver pencils
A pencil is a great tool for drawing. In the skilled and talented hand of the master, with just one pencil, you can create unimaginable beautiful images. If you look…

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Five contemporary artists everyone should know
Today there are artists whose vision and influence exalt them above the crowd. Many of them managed to have an undeniable impact on world art production and culture in general.…

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The influence of color on the perception of the picture

A world of illusions conveyed in a plane, a fantasy embodied in two dimensions – this is nothing more than a picture. Whether the canvas is painted in pastel, oil or watercolor – it always has a color.

The color content of the painting is what primarily attracts visitors to galleries and art lovers. Each color, its shade, like a note in music creates a melody, rhythm, pace of painting. The whole symphony at once falls upon the perception of a person and the course of his thoughts can radically change just because of a certain color. Continue reading

Soviet beauties
The Soviet Union existed for a rather long period of time, during which the features of urban development, its own industry, and specific art were developed. At that time, they…

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The essence of Matisse painting
They say that the whole world is a canvas on which we all write. And revolutionaries are those who always write in broad strokes, without paying any attention to those…

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Paintings on the leaves: painstaking art
Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly difficult to surprise the viewer. Therefore, artists, artists, directors and other representatives of the creative professions have to go to various tricks, master new techniques,…

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Samurai and painting
It is known that the samurai estate in Japan appeared at the turn of the 7th-8th centuries A.D. The word samurai itself means a servant-analogue of the Russian word warrior.…

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