Weird Things I learned at Art School in Germany




How to Get the Glossiest Shine

The glossiest shine does not come as easily as you would think. Also, it does not mean that if you have bought the most expensive paints the results will be astounding. The key to a great surface finish is preparation, and skill in painting. And here are some tips to get your glossiest shine.

Contemporary Indian Art and Its Development

The Contemporary Indian art draws influence from all across the world. There are several popular Indian artists who have immigrating to the west; however most residing in India still produce some of the finest pieces. Art for some is an expression while for some it is emotion.

Gallery Wraps – Art With No Boundaries

Art has always been subjective, so too is how art should be viewed. We have always relied on the expertise of Custom Picture Framers to suggest the perfect frame, or to select the best color combination of mat-board to enhance the art rather than to detract from it. Selecting the right glass, or glazing, is even more challenging then you might think;

Buying Supplies For Watercolour Paintings

Buying watercolour art supplies is often the next step for an aspiring artist once they have started to develop their skills. Watercolours are notoriously thin paints so there are certain skills and a number of art supplies that a person must own in order to ensure that they create the desired painting of their dreams. Using watercolours requires more precision than when you use typically thick paints as the faintest brush stroke can have a significant impact on the rest of the painting if done incorrectly.

See Desert Plein Air Painters on Your Next Trip to Palm Springs

Every spring fifty plein air painters from as far away as Maryland and Pennsylvania converged on the intimate little desert town of La Quinta were a group of talented artists painted for six days at Desert Plein Air where they each competed for prizes as well as the opportunity to exhibit and sell their work. Some of the week-long series of events included a Quick Draw Competition, the Grand Unveiling at the Hyatt Hall of Champions in Palm Desert and the two-day Umbrella Show. This amazing program has given artists from around the country a platform…

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