Choosing Pastels for Beginners
Currently, the enthusiasm for creativity is gaining momentum: there are more and more art shops, and materials are more accessible. In the article we briefly consider the types of pastels…

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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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Where to sell paintings: tips for a novice artist. Part 2
In the previous article, we talked about how to sell your paintings on the Internet. Want to go the more traditional way? Then your goal is galleries that work with…

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African traditional art

The new year has passed, and winter does not end. Are you tired? Then let’s get to the hottest continent – to Africa, and plunge a little into its history.

Traditional art has a very important place in African culture. Most holidays and rituals, along with dancing, singing and stories, can not do without vivid visual images. Art objects can be weapons or insignia, prestige, and also have religious significance. The art of the peoples of Africa is diverse: these are sculptures, paintings, “fetishes”, masks, figures and jewelry. Continue reading

Who are the copies?
In fact, this is not a “who”, but a “what”. Copics - Japanese markers that allow you to achieve very interesting results in the drawing. They are intended more for…

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Cooperation agreement
And finally, we move on to the last stage: an agreement on cooperation. You need to fill out the “Commission Agreement” and related papers. Carefully study their contents before you…

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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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Grisaille art technique in the history of world art
History of occurrence. Western schools The origins of grisaille lie in the early Middle Ages. Icon painters often used monochrome tricks due to the meager color palette and strict religious…

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