Reflecting Light on Originality
At what point does “inspiration” become theft or plagiarism. In this essay I wrestle with the question of derivative work and whether there is anything truly original left to be created.Andy Warhol – Flowers, Celebrities, Soup Cans – But Did He Love Flowers?
In 1964 he produced the “1964 Flowers” based on a photo of a Hibiscus. These are offset lithographs, 23″ x 23″. 300 were signed and dated “Andy Warhol ’64” in either pencil or ballpoint pen.The Tools That Are Used In Arts And Crafts Projects
There are many Arts and Crafts projects and mixed media art projects that you can do very quickly and easily if you possess the correct tools for the project. The tools used in these projects can be as basic as glue or may need the use of mechanical instruments to get the project completed.12 Essential, Cost Saving Tips For First Time Exhibitors at Surtex and the National Stationery Show
Exhibiting at the Surtex art licensing show or the adjacent National Stationery Show (NSS) can be a scary proposition if you’ve never done it before. That’s why it helps to learn what to do – and not to do – from those who have exhibited before. Here are 12 essential and cost-savings tips to help save you money and make your show experience easier and more successful.Key Factors of an Effective Website Design
When browsing the Internet, we check out numerous websites. Some are so cool that we can’t resist ourselves saying, wow this is the best website design I have ever seen. On the other hand, some websites are like the total crap. Did you ever think what are the factors which make a website looks great?Abstract Oil Painting: The Beginner’s Ultimate Expression of Freedom
Oil painting is a very interesting form of painting and is probably one of the weariest techniques in painting because of the time required to dry up the final output of an artist’s composition. The glory of the oil paintings in the Renaissance era allowed this particular painting technique to continue its legacy up to this generation and the masterpieces for this kind of painting continues to awe many art fanatics of the past generations.What Artists Can Do To Promote Their Artwork
Many artists such as myself have a hard time figuring out how to promote their artwork and sell it. The term “starving artist” is no joke. Thanks to the internet, promoting your artwork and designs is made easier for “us”.Drawing Effectively With Passion and Expertise
Is there such a thing as innate ability to draw well? Let’s probe a little to see if we can come up with some answers.Screen Printing High Density: A How To Guide
Think high density screen printing is reserved for big shops with more resources than yours? You’ll think differently after checking out this tutorial on how you can produce high density screen printed designs on your manual equipment.Your Spiritual Health – Crucial Facts Your Art Teacher Forgot to Mention
From grade school to graduate school artists are taught to explore their creativity, and little else. This can lead to frustration as you try to reconcile what you learned with what your heart is telling you. The source of that frustration may be what you didn’t learn.