Faberge and the Last of the Romanovs: A Story of Love and Tragedy
Few figures in history have fascinated us as much as Czar Nicholas and Czarina Alexandra, especially their personal lives. The magnificent Faberge Easter Eggs, gifts of Nicholas to Alexandra, symbolize the immortality of their love. Miraculously, all of these treasures have survived, revealing the public and private relationship between the two royal lovers as well as their tragic fate.Digital Painting Vs Traditional Painting
Although digital painting has always been a fascinating subject to me, and I think it’s amazing how a technique is executed in minutes when it normally takes days to get the same effect by hand, I can’t help but think it takes away the integrity of a real painting done by a truly skilled artist. With “digital” painting there is no real artistic talent used in applying the techniques that are mimicked by digital painting programs.What Is A Listed Artist?
Many auction houses, galleries or antique shops refer to an artist as being “listed”. This article explains what this means and why it is important.How to Paint Like an Artist – Using Very Unconventional Tools
How many times have you seen paintings at an art gallery, exhibition or someone’s home and you’ve stood there admiring the painting and thinking “I can do that” – especially if it is an abstract painting? Well, I must say that thought has run through my mind as well, but I’ve found that it’s not as easy as you might think. If you wish to sell your paintings, your work must be professionally and creatively thought through.Add a Little Whimsy to Your Life
Whimsical art is a playful combination of colors and images that utilize a carefree style to express a variety of emotions from fairy tale delight to nightmarishly disturbing. Themes are often unsettling, surreal and humorous. They frequently combine anthropomorphic (partially human) beings or more traditional creatures in imaginative and unique ways.