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29th April 2013

Buy an acrylic flower painting and bring your walls to life

Want to add a new dimension to your apartment and make your walls come alive with a riot of colors? Buy an acrylic flower painting, a landscape, or may be even contemporary abstract art with an interesting arrangement of attractive colors for that vacant ...

12th September 2011

Art Supplies - Get Them Quicker And Cheaper Online

For those who love art, the internet has an entire treasure of art supplies to dig into. You need not step outside your home to grab a few supplies from the art store. This is because the art store has come to your doorstep. From high quality brushes, pas...

25th August 2011

Oil Paintings

Mesmerizing Oil Paintings Paintings are considered one of the most beautiful creations of man, bearing the power to exert a pull on the spectator. And among these, oil paintings personify the beauty of the genre of paintings, as a whole. Simply put, oil ...

30th June 2011

Oil Painting Brushes

Part of being a good artist is using the correct type of painting brush. There are a wide range of brushes, with specific brushes made for watercolour, acrylic and oil paints. There are two types of hair used for oil painting brushes. Firstly there a...

23rd June 2011

Do Not Compromise On Art Materials

Whether you are a famous painter or an aspiring artist, you must never compromise on the quality of art materials. Quality materials are essential regardless of your artistic ability as it does not matter if you create paintings for a living or you a...

22nd June 2011

Why Oil Paintings Need Varnishing

Varnishing unfinished oil painting is an essential rather than an option, and that for at least three reasons: 1. to protect the paint and surface of the picture; 2.to prevent dirt and other atmospheric pollutants degenerating the image. 3.to help i...

22nd June 2011

How Oil Paintings Need To Be Varnished.

My article on Why Oil Paintings Need To Be Varnished discusses the why of varnishing oil paintings. This present article is concerned, as its title suggests, with the how of varnishing an oil paintings. Stages Of Varnishing. There are two stages at...

22nd June 2011

What Oil Paints Should Be Used In Painting?

This article concentrates painting in oils. There are a great variety of makes of oil paints to choose from and a corresponding range of price and quality. When beginning to paint, there is an understandable tendency to go for the cheapest. Why spend a ...

22nd June 2011

Painting Pictures In Oils: Why Make This Your Choice?

Some artists work in all kinds of different media from oil to chalk. Some work in one or two media while others tended to use only one. From the viewpoint of someone considering getting into painting, I would suggest trying oils first. Why Oils For Beg...

22nd June 2011

Oil Painting Waterfalls

Landscape paintings can often be enhanced by adding some falling water. This need not be a great cataract in to create some extra interest (as in, for example, my painting of Heyburn Wyke, Yorkshire Dales). On the other hand, an actual waterscape might...

22nd June 2011

Oil Painting Water

Oil and water don't mix -- unless you are using the former to paint the latter. Then they go very well together. But there are a few pointers to bear in mind when painting water, although this discussion relates to inland water or waterscapes as opposed...

03rd June 2011

Use Art Materials To Start A New Career

People that want to develop from an amateur artist to a professional painter must own quality art materials. Every celebrated artist has particular paints that they are associated with, as Van Gogh was know for his oil paintings of sunflowers, while Th...

05th May 2011

WHAT OIL PAINTS SHOULD BE USED IN PAINTING?

This article concentrates on producing images using oil paints. There are a great variety of makes of oil paints to choose from and a corresponding range of price and quality. When beginning to paint, there is an understandable tendency to go for the ch...

04th May 2011

Art Is The Beauty of Virtual Imagination

Whether itís an artwork by best know artist like Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Picasso or by any artist personals, artwork is always considered to be a medium to portrait the imagination and to show the reality over a canvas. Well art can be of...

01st April 2011

All about Oil Paintings on Canvas

Oil paintings on canvas are one of the best ways to decorate your home interiors with exquisite art. These paintings are created by adding a pigment to oil followed by applying it to a canvas sheet, which has been stretched taut. The most commonly used pi...

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