Popular Russian watercolor artists
The first artists working with watercolor Diver P. Sokolov. It is considered the first in Russia, therefore it is considered the ancestor of the domestic portrait in watercolor. After training,…

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Andrew World Part 1
Andrew Wyeth is simultaneously one of the most popular and most attacked artists in American art. Because of his retreat, he was like a thorn in the eye of a…

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How to photograph pictures
I’ll make a reservation right away: high-quality photographs that can be sold must be done using professional equipment. Shooting pictures on smartphones is not recommended. Owners of film and digital…

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How to start and not abandon the sketchbook? 4 easy steps.

Sketchbook is not just a sketchbook. This is a tool for self-development and checking your own progress, a platform for experiments, a convenient way to introduce your creativity to friends and acquaintances. Each artist was faced with the problem of a clean slate. But what to do when you have a whole clean art album in front of you?

Choose a format
The average size of sketchbooks is from 36 to 90 sheets; 120-200 if thin paper is used. And what to do with all these sheets if it turns out that a narrow rectangular notebook that fits perfectly in a bag limits your imagination?

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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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Rapidograph: what it is and how to choose
Currently, many believe that the computer has replaced the work of engineers and artists. But this is not so. Many authors use paints, pencils and other attributes to create drawings,…

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How to make a portfolio and resume of the artist. The advice of an art critic.
Throughout the centuries of the professional art trade, aspiring artists have attributed their work to the owners of exhibition spaces and art shops in the hope that they will be…

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21st Century Abstraction Artists
Abstract art allowed us to start experiments with perception, the forms of objects. Artists were able to question all the classical techniques and canons. Modern abstract artists are also pushing…

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