7 Facts about Rajasthani Painting...

Sep 25, 2015 by

Introduction: Painting is a world wide art that is neither ancient nor modern but evolved with the times and stood firmly in its position of arts. This world has seen many artists and their paintings with such a vivid creativity in art and pursuing the then themes of their likes and dislikes showcasing the mood of the artist as well as times. Though paintings are world wide style here are some facts about the great Rajasthani Paintings which are famous all over the world for their austerity and beauty. image source Facts about Rajasthani Paintings: The Rajasthani Paintings otherwise known as Rajput Paintings originated mostly in the states of Rajasthan around 16-17th century. Hence the name itself Rajasthani Paintings. Since Mughals ruled all the states of Rajasthan most of the Rajput schools reflect strong Mughal...

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5 Genres of Painting

Sep 23, 2015 by

Introduction: Painting is one of the 64 arts that conveys what one can’t say in words. The history of painting and its promoting was mostly done by European Academies of fine art but it evolved as such a fine art that it created many ripples in the history of world. Many don’t know the different genres of painting and end up confused. Here are those genres to clear up your confusion.       5 Genres: History painting: Though the name suggests it’s about history it’s not limited to history also familiar and important figures of history. It mostly carries messages or some moralistic content with it. The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is one of the excellent historical paintings. image source Portrait: As the name indicates it deals with pictures of people, deities...

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About Painting

Jul 15, 2014 by

What is Painting : Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. Paintings may have for their support such surfaces as walls, paper, canvas, wood, glass, lacquer, clay, leaf, copper or concrete, and may incorporate multiple other materials including sand, clay, paper, gold leaf as well as objects. In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action. However, the term is also used outside of art as a common trade among craftsmen and builders. Painting is a mode of creative expression, and the forms are numerous. Drawing, composition or abstraction, among other aesthetics, may serve to...

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Quotes on painting

Jul 14, 2014 by

The mind of the painter should be like a mirror which always takes the colour of the thing that it reflects, and which is filled by as many images as there are things placed before it. – Leonardo Da Vinci It is paint’s organic nature that helps me to understand life. For within the act of painting there is a history, a continuum of alchemy through the Ages that lives on in paint. – Lori Agostino No one should ever imitate the style of another because he will be called a nephew and not a child of nature with regard to art. – Leonardo Da Vinci He who despises painting has no love for the philosophy in nature. – Leonardo Da Vinci The ability to see, one’s perception of life all around, is what...

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Choosing Painting art as a Career...

Jul 14, 2014 by

So you want to be an artist… is this a realistic career choice, or are you going to live in a cockroach-infested flat for the rest of your life, fulfilling the “starving artist” stereotype? In short, the odds of being a successful fine artist (someone who makes a living by creating original, one-off pieces of art) are against you — but some people do succeed. Though most of us are exposed to art only as paintings in galleries, art teachers, and hobby painters, there are many other options out there. Being a fine artist isn’t the only career option for artists. What Career Options are There for Artists? A career in art is not limited to being a painter of canvases which get framed and sold in a gallery. Behind every piece of art...

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