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Where to Find Ideas for Abstract Paintings

Ideas for abstract paintings are as numerous as clouds in a winter sky, skittering across the landscape of our mind’s eye. In fact, they may even getaway if you do not write them down! So far, there is no immediate way of painting what our mind holds directly onto the canvas, so we must use the middle man of the artist’s skills.

How to Look at Art

Have you ever wondered what an Artist had in mind when he/she creates a work of Art? The Artist may indeed have strong feelings about what he/she is making to show the rest of the world. Is it important for you to know what he had in mind? Does that make it more enjoyable or less enjoyable?

Abstract Expressionism: A True American Art Form

decades immediately following World War II

How Artists Keep Inspiration

People ask me “how do you paint so much?” “how do you stay inspired?” I think the real question is: “where does creativity come from?” I will do my best to answer these questions in this article, but really a book could be written on each subject.

Find Original Abstract Art Paintings and Decorate With Style

Why should one own an original painting? To leave a legacy, to support the artistic movement, to show off one’s own good taste? The reasons are as varied as the clients of a successful artist. What one client wants will not be what another wants

Learn More About Sci-Fi Art and Abstract Art Paintings

It may be obvious to some, but sci-fi art can never be outgrown, no matter our physical age. The reality of our world is such that what is sci-fi today,

Why Abstract Art Is So Popular

Abstract art is a great style in which artists who are seeking to explore or take their art in a new direction may enjoy. Abstract art allows for unlimited and unstructured freedom, that being said some find this style and state of mind easy to achieve while others may find it daunting or too open ended. Do abstract paintings sell well? The truth is that they do sell well and they are a very popular type of art in contemporary culture today.

A General Outline On Painting

Painting is an art of using pigments, paints and colors on the surface. The surfaces which are used for painting are paper, wood, lacquer, clay and canvas. Anything could be depicted or expressed through painting. The painting can be either natural or can be a representation.
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Various Types of Original Artwork For Sale

here are many kinds of original artwork for sale from modern art through to classical paintings. You can usually purchase works of art such as this from experienced art dealers and historians who are more clued up about the work and can give you crucial information relating to the period, artist’s technique and the time that it was created.

A Brief History of the Development of Abstract Painting

I heard a story once that abstract painting was started by accident. The story goes that Wassily Kandinsky, a Russian artist at the turn of the 20th century, walked into his studio one day at twilight and saw a painting he was working on in a new perspective. The lighting at this time of day, combined with his angle of approach, made his painting appear as an arrangement of colorful patches that he thought was striking and beautiful. This made him realize that color alone could evoke emotions, the specific content was not necessary. Some say this was the beginning of abstract art,