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Distinction Between Mixed Media And Multimedia Art

There’s an essential distinction between “mixed media” artworks and “multimedia art”. Mixed media does mean a work of visual art that mixes different traditionally unique visual art media.

The Advantages Of Utilizing Mixed Media

Mixed media art allows both novice and professional artists have some fun with their craft because there are really no rules. It entails using just about anything you wish in creating a finished piece, like paint, sand, salt, charcoal and other things found at home.

Understanding The Mixed Media Techniques

Mixed media artists make visual artwork using a number of tools and also substances, often moving well beyond the traditional. Surfaces as well as substances found in mixed media artwork include usual artistic implements but develop to non-traditional materials.

Understanding Caricature: How Do You Draw Caricatures?

To learn how to draw caricatures successfully, you should always consider the facial features of a face to make it more recognizable. That is the real meaning of this art form.

Africa’s Health Art

Healing and art have a very close relationship in Africa. Art in forms of painting, carving, and drawing have illustrated and empowered African health practices for centuries on the continent. Masks, posters, murals, even caskets are the media of the art.

Great Websites for Artists to Share and Sell Artwork

There are many websites available now where you can share and sell your artwork and photography, and here I will discuss some of the bigger ones. These sites offer many different opportunities for you to start making money from your artwork, and I am a member of many of these sites myself. The more different sites you join in which you share and list your work, means more possible opportunities you can gain for attracting potential viewers and buyers.

Will 3D Printing Revive American Manufacturing?

It seems a bold or even ridiculous statement that 3D printing will revive American manufacturing but this statement has come from Forbes magazine so it is worth paying attention. The magazine says that as soon as 2015 through to 2025 3D printing could be the transformative technology.

Modern Mixed Media Art

The origins of mixed media painting are in the late Victorian years from around 1870 to 1914, referred to as “La Belle Epoque.” Translated from the French, this basically means “the beautiful age,” or “the gilded age.” Fast advances in science, technology as well as loosening social mores influenced artists of the time to explore unknown waters of creative expression.

Arthur Rackham: A Painter of Fantasies from the Golden Age of Illustration

The title for this article was inspired by the commentary on Arthur Rackham’s early career that was provided by A L Baldry in ”The Studio” (April: 1905). Although Rackham was 38 at the time of Baldry’s comment, his career as a book illustrator had included major contributions to just a handful of books. Nevertheless, as noted by Baldry, by 1905, Rackham deserved to be recognized as one of the most distinguished of the watercolor artists of the age. A year after Baldry’s comment, what may be described as the first of Rackham’s masterworks in book illustration was published – “Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens” (Hodder & Stoughton, London; 1906) and over the next three decades, his creative efforts justified the description provided by Hudson (“Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work”: Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York; 1960) as being “the leading decorative illustrator of the Edwardian period”. Subsequently, with the passing of time, Rackham has been recognized as one of the leading artists of what has termed the Golden Age of Illustration.

Be Remembered for Your Use of Art Supplies

Using art supplies to create your very own masterpiece will enable your memory to live on forever. Many well-known painters like Vincent Van Gogh failed to find fame and fortune during their lifetime but went onto to achieve respect and recognition long after their death because of the quality of their paintings. There are many reasons why painters might not get the recognition they deserve while they are alive because maybe they were too dedicated to their craft to promote their work or they possibly created art that was too experimental for their peers….

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