William Morris - First Designer
The profession of designer today is popular and in demand. Specialists in this field make sure that our phones, cars, furniture and household items are not only functional, but also…

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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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Shrek's father
Of course, you are familiar with the huge green ogre Shrek, who adores his swamp and solitude. In Russia, Shrek gained fame thanks to the eponymous cartoon (2001). But the…

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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 called so because linseed oil is the basis of such paints.

Due to the fact that the oil has water-repellent properties, it will not be possible to mix and dilute these paints like watercolor or acrylic with water. Special solvents based on oil, white spirit and pinene can reduce the concentration of pigment or mix different paints with each other. The preservation of the quality of the written work may also depend on the chosen diluent. Continue reading

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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5 tips from successful illustrators
1. Quality Above All “You will not find a good job until you become better than those who already do it.” Winona Nelson. Many young illustrators wonder why no one…

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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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William Morris - First Designer
The profession of designer today is popular and in demand. Specialists in this field make sure that our phones, cars, furniture and household items are not only functional, but also…

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