• Instagram and Facebook now are two of the most popular networks that connect millions of people every day. Some people only share their personal pictures with friends but some people use them as a way to promote their businesses. So today we have prepared useful tips on how to sell your art on Instagram and […]

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  • A Woman in Blue or a Portrait of the Duchess of Beaufort was painted by Thomas Gainsborough. And today we want to provide you with some interesting facts about this artist, so if you like them, please, place a comment below. Well, here we will not retell you the biography of Thomas Gainsborough, it can […]

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  • Painting in Oil is a Noble Art Since as early as the 5th-century artists worldwide have been painting in oil. To this very day painting in oil is considered a noble form of art, and it is used by many contemporary painters. As an oil painting can last centuries, many of the world’s greatest masterpieces, […]

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  • Paintings made using fine oil paints on quality canvases can maintain their brightness and vivid colours for centuries. All the paintings that are sold through our website employ the same techniques and materials that were used by the great masters when creating some of their finest artworks. If treated with care, your oil painting can […]

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  • Browsing through hundreds of masterpieces on our site can at first seem rather confusing. Which of these masterpieces is right for that empty space above the dining table? Which one will brighten your living room walls? Should it be a reproduction of a van Gogh painting, or will an abstract be able to add that […]

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  • The variety of styles present in Liz Jardine’s artwork speaks volumes of this artist’s natural curiosity and dynamic perspective. As a child, Jardine was raised on and artistically shaped by the sights and sounds of New York City. Jardine would journey to a different museum every Sunday with her father, who is also a painter. […]

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  • “You can not solve a problem with the same mind that created it.” – Einstein “I wish to work miracles.” “The knowledge of all things is possible.” – Leonardo Da Vinci Where does the word “Renaissance” come from? The word “Renaissance” comes from a combination of the French verb “renaitre”, meaning, “to revive” and the […]

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  • There are two major different types of art galleries, but once you get past those two distinctions, there are as many different types of art galleries as there are types of art. The art gallery is the name given to a place where some type of visual art is displayed. The two different types of […]

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  • Very few of our readers are from Russia, but I think the name of Aivazovsky is well-known all over the world. Today we have prepared research for you about this amazing person.  It seems that there is no such person who would not have heard the name of this artist. If you ask your friend, […]

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  • Watercolours: Tube vs. Pan Watercolour paints have been around for centuries with very little change. Originally starting as hard, brittle pans (or cakes) of colour, they were forever changed by W. Winsor and H. C. Newton. In the 1800s Winsor and Newton added glycerin to the pans which prevented the paint pans from being so […]

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  • Ok … I’ve crawled out from the Dark Ages and into the Real World at last. My most recent purchase was a gasket-sealed palette – replacing the paper plates I used to use. The Heritage Paint Palette is an awesome item. There are three variations in the line: the smallest palette has 18 paint wells, […]

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  • Canvas and canvas products are the traditional surfaces for oils and acrylics. The canvas products you will encounter are: 1. Traditional Canvas – canvas, primed with gesso, stretched on standard size stretchers. Cotton, cotton blend or linen fabric, used for oil and acrylic painting. Also refers to the finished product of canvas stretched onto stretcher […]

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  • § Round -An all-purpose brush for fine detail and outlining thick to thin lines. Round ferrule, round or pointed tip. Useful for detail, wash and fills. A detailer is a pointed round with very short hair. Use with all media. § Flat -For broad, sweeping strokes and for laying in large areas of colour like […]

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  • Basically, an airbrush works by passing a stream of air through a venturi – a venturi creates suction allowing paint to be withdrawn from a reservoir. The reservoir is either a well at the top of the airbrush or a jar below the airbrush. The paint is mixed with the air and is then blown […]

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  • Invented hundreds of years ago by mixing ground mineral pigment with linseed oil (or walnut or poppy oil) and bringing the mixture to a boil, oil paints have been the mainstay of artists. Later, it was discovered that by cooking the mixture at lower temperature and adding a small amount of bee’s wax this prevented […]

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  • Pastels are sticks of pure pigment (finely ground) combined with a binding agent. Pastels were invented in the 15th century, and gained popularity in 18th century Europe. The texture of pastels can be chalky or oily depending on what the pigment is mixed or bound with. Pastels continue to be popular because they offer vibrant […]

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  • Begin your oil painting by sketching your composition onto stretched canvas, canvas panel, Masonite or any other surface that is prepared to receive paint. When sketching your composition you can choose from these popular methods: Vine charcoal, pencils that are water-soluble, or sketching out in oil paint. Vine charcoal works well and it can be […]

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  • The First Professionals African Americans have contributed to the art of American culture as painters, sculptors, printmakers and craftsmen since the latter part of the eighteenth century. Their work was virtually ignored by critics, historians and museums. Why African-American artists are becoming art market superstars The Call for Ethnic Awareness in Art The call for […]

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  • What are your thoughts about First Day In Heaven painting? In my opinion, it is a fascinating painting of Jesus hugging the woman and welcoming her home. Who is the artist of the First Day In Heaven painting? As you can see from the title, This picture was painted by Kerolos Safwat. He was Egyptian.  […]

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  • Abstract art is known as an art that is not an accurate representation of a form or object. What this means is that you will not see a definite shape or figure in the art, you will have to look at it closely and interpret what you see. The art itself differs in many ways […]

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