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As the weather gets colder, there will be holiday's upon us. I will be presenting some decorations for these event's. 1. Halloween 2.Thanksgiving 3.Christmas 4.Newyear's and more: Artwo... 

Instrument containing loose bits of colored material (such as glass or plastic) between two flate plates and two plane mirrors so placed that changes of material are reflected in an endless variety of pattern. 

Strictly speaking the word abstract means to separate or withdraw something from something else. The term can be applied to art that based an object, figure or land scape, where forms have been simplified or schematised.... Since the early 1900s, a... 

If you're looking for something that will add a little oomph to your home decor, but aren't sure exactly what will do the trick, consider a wall tapestry. A wall tapestry will be a design in the weave of the cloth, or it may be a woven cloth with ... 

Drawing and Tools

July 27th, 2017

Drawing is a form of visual art in which a person uses various drawing instruments to mark paper or another two dimensional medium.. Instruments includes graphite pencils, crayon, charcoal, chalk, pastels, varies metals (such as silverpoint) and e... 

History on Relief Sculpture

July 26th, 2017

In simple terms, the development of relief sculpture was marked by swings between pictorial and sculpture dominance. For instance in Greek art reliefs are more like contracted sculpture than expanded pictures. Figures inhabit a space which is de... 

Mix Media In Visual Art

July 26th, 2017

Mix Media in visual art, refers to an art work in the making of which more than two medium or ink and pastel or painting and collage, that are combined in a single composition.  

Burning Design

July 26th, 2017

The process of burning wood on wood, leather, etc with a heated tool. The tool that is used is called a Creative Versa Tool. And this form of design is called ( Pyrography)  

Digital Art

July 26th, 2017

Digital art is an artistic work or practice that uses digital technology as an essential part of the creative or presentation process...More generally the term digital artist is used to decribe an artist who make use of digital technologies in ... 

Known as an important plastic art, "Ceramic" (derived from keramos, Greek for ' potter's (clay') refers to items made from clay bodies and fired in a kiln to obtain the finish form. Many people still practice ceramic art today. Ceramic art is also en... 

The Artist and his painting

July 26th, 2017

Eastern Historical Developments 1. Western Painting 2. African Art 3.Jewish Art 4. Islamic Art 5. Chinese Art 6. Japanese Art 7. Indian Art Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to solid surface (suppo... 

The Artist and his painting

July 26th, 2017

Eastern Historical Developments 1. Western Painting 2. African Art 3.Jewish Art 4. Islamic Art 5. Chinese Art 6. Japanese Art 7. Indian Art Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to solid surface (suppo... 

The term "full spectrum " is an idea with which most wet media painters are familiar. It indicates that the artist pigment selections allow them to represent the complete range of hues, values and intensite ( chroma) required to duplicate the... 

Working with Glass Art

July 26th, 2017

While glass art is usually discussed as being large, modern works of art, usually one-off creation, art glass and studio glass are generally smaller and made in editions with multiple, ident ucle pieces. 

Welcome to time out with sheila. My photo's are mostly about whatever comes to heart. When I take a photo or any photography. I exam my thoughts a long with my Idea of what type of photography I am looking for. I am mostly universal. Photographing to... 

Art and Abstract Art

July 26th, 2017

Abstract Art uses a visual language of shape, form color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual reference in the world. Also Street Art is another form of art that shows how the artist sends his wil... 

Painting Can Be Fun

July 26th, 2017

There are (3) three steps to panting: Research, Development, and Execution. Its call CSI for Art, Concept, Scheme 1. Concept: The initial idea you have for a painting, or something you see that's inspiring or you'd like to try that's the conc...