Choosing Between Oil Paints and Acrylics
Which medium is best for beginners? Oils or acrylics? This is a question many novices like to ask. The answer is not straightforward.Far-Eastern Painting – Birds and Flower Painting – A Scholar-Artist Style
Birds and flowers have been the favorite subjects of Chinese Paintings since ancient times. Birds and Flower Painting includes a wide range of natural topics, such as flowers, trees, vegetables, birds, insects, fish, and animals. Existing as an independent art form since Tang Dynasty (618-907), Birds and Flower Painting has evolved from being an ornamental pattern on daily utensils to a mature and an important genre of traditional and Contemporary Chinese Art.Guide to Buying Paintings Online
Ever thought how you could buy paintings online. This article will teach you the advantages and the points you have to pay attention to.Divisionism – An Unusual Painting Technique
Divisionism – The History By the end of the 19th century, the art world had grown a little weary with the limitations of Impressionism. French painter Georges Seurat (1859-91) was fascinated by the various scientific theories of French chemist Michel-Eugene Chevreul (1786-1889) and American physicist Ogden Rood (1831-1902), on optical vision and color contrast. Inspired by these theories, in 1884, he developed the concept of Chromoluminarism, also known as Divisionism. French artist Paul Signac (1863-1935) came up with the term “Divisionism” in his book ‘From Eugene Delacroix to Neo-Impressionism,’ published in 1899.Western Art – Washington Color School – The Realm of Western Painters
Washington Color School – The History – The color painters residing in Washington DC started one of the most dominant art movements of the late 20th century, Washington Color School, during 1960s. In fact, the Washington Color School originally refers to a group of six key painters, who participated in the exhibition ‘Washington Color Painters,’ held at the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, in 1965.