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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The influence of color on the perception of the picture. Part 2.
Everyone knows the Black Square, but there are few who see in this work something individual and inimitable. But this is a whole hymn to how color can affect a…

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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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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, models and sketches.
One of the most popular graphics tools was and remains a rapidograph.

What kind of beast is this?
Experienced engineers and artists do not need to explain what a speedograph is. But for those who have just begun their journey in this direction, the information will not hurt. Continue reading

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 novice authors.

Article structure:

Gallery Search and Risk Assessment
The main criteria when choosing a gallery
Terms of cooperation
General recommendations
Documents to Download
It should be borne in mind that recently opened spaces, which have nothing to offer artists with a name, are more often interested in such cooperation. Many people fear that the new galleries may turn out to be one-day ones. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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