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His Most Famous Painting - Mona Lisa - Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci was an Italian painter and very well known for his work in the 'Italian Renaissance' period. Leonardo's most famous painting, "Mona Lisa," is an iconic oil work in the world, which has been through a lot of study, analysis, scrutiny, and parody. It has a po

The Interview - What Impresses a Gallery Director?

It's hard to go past the old one: 'You never get a second chance to make a first impression.' Private galleries have to make a profit to stay in business. A new artist who presents in a business-like way is halfway towards being accepted into the gallery's 'Stable.'

Learn How To Find The Best Fine Art Giclee

There are many reasons to look at fine art giclee. Art itself is something that can enrich your life and improve the character of a home. Trying to choose artwork that appeals to your personal imagination can certainly be worth looking at. Keep in mind that art is not necessarily limited to painting

Different Types of Matboards

Matboard is one of the chief components required for framing a picture. While casing a picture, you first need to mount the picture on mount board and then a mat is placed on the top of it. This entire matter is then placed inside a frame and finally ultimate protection is provided through glazing.

Proper Brush Maintenance and Online Shopping

Online shopping for brushes can be quite tricky, especially if a person isn't familiar with the brand. Although brushes have to abide by certain size standards, many times they are quite different. Another thing that a person needs to keep in mind about brushes is that they have to be properly

Five Famous Artworks at the Getty Museum (Getty Center)

The Getty Center in Los Angeles has one of the best collections of European art and sculpture in North America and remains one of the top-visited art museums in the United States. The permanent collection consists of European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture and decorative arts, and Europ

Majolica Pottery - The Magical Pottery

Information about Majolica makers and marks is scarce. Most Majolica makers didn't leave Marks on their finished pieces of pottery. However when available, Majolica pottery is displayed and sold with information about the Majolica makers and marks, the information is usually on the back. This e

Spanish Civil War Propaganda Posters

This article is about the propaganda posters from the Spanish Civil War. These posters were used to win the hearts and minds of the people. Today they live on to remind us of the politics behind the s

Consult Stock Photography Websites For Indian Stock Photos

Stock Photography has a huge demand in the market and Indian stock photos are available online. Various stock photography websites have come up over the years. These websites offer several benefits to the customers. These ...

Capturing Motion In Photographs

An Orange County photographer will likely be asked to photograph many different things over the course of their career. Everything from family portraits to graduation pictures and even a new baby are all standard photographs ...

How To Take Digital Photos - The Basics

A Digital Camera (or DigiCam) is a camera that can take videos or still photos by recording images digitally. Most of the cameras sold today are digital, and digital cameras are incorporated into many devices ...

An Introduction to Gourd Art

If you've never heard of it, gourd art is the practice of creating works of art on dried gourd shells. This art is based on a technique called pointillism. In gourd art, the surface of the gourd may be burned, sanded, carved, dyed or polished to create a different look as well as to be able to

Abstract Art

Abstract art is a form of art which uses a visual language form. It is very popular for every art lover and can be seen in several business establishments nowadays such as restaurant, bar, club, office, and many more. If you haven't seen any examples of abstract art, you can find it in an art g

Louis Comfort Tiffany - The Artist Who Created Magic With Glass (1848-1933)

Louis Comfort Tiffany, an American painter and 'Glass Designer,' was born on February 18, 1848, in the New York City, to Lewis Charles Tiffany, the creator & director of the jewelry retailers Tiffany and Company, and Harriet Olivia Avery Young. The chief innovator of glass technology, Loui

Transform Your Home With Original Works Of Art

I'm always looking for new ways to improve the interior design of my home. It may be that I have a somewhat restless personality, which causes me to constantly look to make changes. Whatever the ...

Is It Time To Visit An Art Gallery?

It appears to me that there are certain myths associated with artworks. In particular, many people appear to have this feeling that you need to have a lot of money in order to take an ...