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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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 “dead layer” of Flemish painting
Studying the technique of some old masters, we are faced with the so-called “Flemish method” of oil painting. This is a multi-layered, technically complex way of writing, the opposite of…

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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 the boundaries of consciousness, creating a new reality.

Drawings by David Schnell
The artist is a German, he is inspired by places where nature has been replaced by human buildings such as playgrounds, factories, factories, etc. It is in such areas that the muse comes to him. His works are similar to fantastic illustrations and are created due to the imagination of David. Continue reading

Workplace of the artist
For the artist, it’s not only the muse that is important, but ordinary everyday (workers) so that the conditions of visual perception do not hamper the artist’s imagination, the room…

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Modular paintings: what's the big deal?
Modular panels have become very popular in recent years. But this is not a new invention at all. Moreover, modular art has been around for centuries. The modular picture consists…

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Andrew World Part 3: "Christina's World."
The painting “Christina's World” became the quintessential success and glory of Andrew Wyeth, and turned into a real American “icon”, along with “American Gothic” by Wood, Whistler's “Portrait of Mother”…

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Sanguine, sauce, charcoal: soft materials in a graphic pattern.
Graphic drawing is associated primarily with detailed pencil sketches and portraits, clear ink illustrations and capillary pens. Soft, bulk materials often remain forgotten at the end of the basics of…

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