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Painting category consists of articles dealing with the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface commonly with a brush but other objects can be used. However, painting is likewise used outside of art as a general trade among craftsmen.

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Maureen Loughran

Famous Abstract Art

A look at some of the most famous abstract artists from the twentieth century. This article chronicles the key players in early abstract art and the abstract...

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Crackling Technique

Crackling Technique

You may have noticed the fine veins of colour running through various batik pieces. This is intentional and not a sign of inferior batik. So, how are these crackles ...

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Lance Winslow

The other day, I talked with a creative genius, someone who was academically inclined with a Bachelor's Degree in acoustics, and also an incredible artist. To top off all that he had honed his skills

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 15, 2012
Craig A Shillam

Keeping your focal point in mind when painting is just one of many things to remember whether you are painting or drawing. There is a lot to learn when embarking on the path to becoming a good

By: Craig A Shillam l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 12, 2012

We all like to think that we can create a home that will be comfortable and that will also be able to impress others. We may sometimes struggle to achieve these twin aims, but it's also clear that

By: Simon Barnett l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 08, 2012

When you start as a beginner there are so many things to learn and everything seems so difficult to do right. No doubt your expectations will be high and not unnaturally you will find your first

By: Michael R Dale l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 06, 2012

Being an artist can be what you want it to be. Here you will find 12 steps that will help you on your way towards achieving some or all of the artistic success you want. Whatever you think right now,

By: Michael R Dale l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 06, 2012

People often find for various pencil drawing techniques just to improve their skills. But people should note that these techniques will be useless without the right equipment. It is true that we

By: Vincent R Davis l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 05, 2012

There are a majority of artists, or frustrated artists, that have sustained using pencil drawing but haven't really explored its potential and never really got excellent with it. Pencil drawing is

By: Vincent R Davis l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 05, 2012

Just bought a new set of painting DVDs? How was it? Was it even worth it?

By: Vincent R Davis l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 05, 2012

Anyone of us has one time or another, enjoyed playing with our crayons and dreamed to be an artist someday. It may have been such a high dream to achieve back then with the limited amount of

By: Vincent R Davis l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 05, 2012

Do you imagine your painting posted on the wall of an art gallery and everybody loves it? I do and I know that for those who loves to paint they also dream about this happening.

By: David Z Lee l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 04, 2012

Having dreamt of becoming a painter? You can, if you have the attitude. That depends on how focus you are in achieving this dream.

By: David Z Lee l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 04, 2012

How Jackson Pollock's art has influenced the iPhone painting app including information about its creation. Also discusses Miltos Manetas, a contributor to adapting a flash application for the iPhone.

By: Don Nash l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 22, 2012
Peter McReynolds

Before we begin, let me say why I'm writing this. Your question is important and needs an answer as soon as possible, early in the game. As the violin is to the concert violinist, the brush is to

By: Peter McReynolds l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 21, 2012
Peter McReynolds

It's worth spending a major effort to get lips down right; they're a big part of a face's "likeness". John Singer Sargent famously defined a portrait as, a painting of a face in which there's a

By: Peter McReynolds l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 21, 2012

Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most famous and celebrated of all artists, with paintings such as 'The Starry Night', 'Cafe Terrace at Night' and 'Sunflowers' just a small example of the paintings he

By: Simon James Woodley l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 20, 2012
Teresa Bernard

Creating good composition in your landscape oil paintings can be a challenge. This article talks about three easy techniques for composition that can be applied to help make your paintings

By: Teresa Bernard l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 18, 2012
Carlo Emaguin Viana

Face painting is known as a lighthearted activity, it is a common practice for children and adults alike. This tradition dates back thousands of years, but today it is used for fun to express,

By: Carlo Emaguin Viana l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 17, 2012

1. Find a reputable dealer. The first tip on how to buy art prints online entails finding a reputable company.

By: Donovan Gauvreau l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 16, 2012
Ellene Breedlove Davis

Would you to expand your world through your paintings? Start by allowing them to speak to you, as renowned artist Thomas Kinkade did. Learn how you can open yourself to answer your highest calling.

By: Ellene Breedlove Davis l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 15, 2012

I can't remember a time in my life when I didn't love to draw. Even as a little girl, when my brothers and sister were away doing something else, I always chose to amuse myself with paper and pencil

By: Sarah L. Parks l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 11, 2012
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Maureen Loughran

A look at some of the most famous abstract artists from the twentieth century. This article chronicles the key players in early abstract art and the abstract expressionism movement and discusses what

By: Maureen Loughran l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 01, 2012 lViews: 183 lComments: 0

You may have noticed the fine veins of colour running through various batik pieces. This is intentional and not a sign of inferior batik. So, how are these crackles made?

By: Sarah Yeoh l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 01, 2012 lViews: 106 lComments: 0
Teresa Bernard

Creating good composition in your landscape oil paintings can be a challenge. This article talks about three easy techniques for composition that can be applied to help make your paintings

By: Teresa Bernard l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 89 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

The other day, I talked with a creative genius, someone who was academically inclined with a Bachelor's Degree in acoustics, and also an incredible artist. To top off all that he had honed his skills

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 15, 2012 lViews: 87 lComments: 0
Teresa Bernard

A simple lo-tech technique that is used by many world renown artists to begin their extraordinary works of art is called grid enlarging. You do not have to be a skilled artist to get the same great

By: Teresa Bernard l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 07, 2012 lViews: 79 lComments: 0

1. Find a reputable dealer. The first tip on how to buy art prints online entails finding a reputable company.

By: Donovan Gauvreau l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0
Tom Gurney

Creation of Adam by Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, better known simply as Michelangelo, is a truly momentous work which fits into very any art history study

By: Tom Gurney l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0

Christian Art can encompass a multitude of creations. There is no way to pick the best, however, the following 10 offerings are varied forms of Christian Art.

By: Donovan Gauvreau l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

Many devout religious people believe that God created the heavens and the earth, and he made everything perfect. Well, guess what? I don't want to live in a perfect world where every tree of the same

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0
Teresa Bernard

Being able to speak the language of the arts can be helpful if you are ever want to commission a painting and need to converse with the artist. The artist will also find the following definitions

By: Teresa Bernard l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0

People often find for various pencil drawing techniques just to improve their skills. But people should note that these techniques will be useless without the right equipment. It is true that we

By: Vincent R Davis l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 05, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0

When you start as a beginner there are so many things to learn and everything seems so difficult to do right. No doubt your expectations will be high and not unnaturally you will find your first

By: Michael R Dale l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 06, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0

We all like to think that we can create a home that will be comfortable and that will also be able to impress others. We may sometimes struggle to achieve these twin aims, but it's also clear that

By: Simon Barnett l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 08, 2012 lViews: 66 lComments: 0

Being an artist can be what you want it to be. Here you will find 12 steps that will help you on your way towards achieving some or all of the artistic success you want. Whatever you think right now,

By: Michael R Dale l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 06, 2012 lViews: 65 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Creative freedom comes with setting yourself some limits. Does that sound contradictory to you? Well, let me explain what I mean. Because my experience of this powerful 'secret' has proven

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0

Here I will be doing my review of the Paasche VLS airbrush. I feel this brush is ideal for beginners and pros all around. This airbrush is widely used when it comes to designing t-shirts, fabrics,

By: Ruben T Martinez l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 03, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0
Craig A Shillam

Keeping your focal point in mind when painting is just one of many things to remember whether you are painting or drawing. There is a lot to learn when embarking on the path to becoming a good

By: Craig A Shillam l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 12, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Patrick M Gokey

Delft Pottery is famous for its iconic blue and white pottery and antique delftware has been manufactured since the 16th century. The pottery was given its moniker because of the city where it had

By: Patrick M Gokey l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

There are a majority of artists, or frustrated artists, that have sustained using pencil drawing but haven't really explored its potential and never really got excellent with it. Pencil drawing is

By: Vincent R Davis l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 05, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

Well first of all you are going to have to pick the right kinds of materials such as brushes, paints, stretched canvas etc. Decide what to paint.

By: Coco Vizoli l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
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Lance Winslow

Many devout religious people believe that God created the heavens and the earth, and he made everything perfect. Well, guess what? I don't want to live in a perfect world where every tree of the same

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0
Lance Winslow

The other day, I talked with a creative genius, someone who was academically inclined with a Bachelor's Degree in acoustics, and also an incredible artist. To top off all that he had honed his skills

By: Lance Winslow l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Jun 15, 2012 lViews: 87 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Creative freedom comes with setting yourself some limits. Does that sound contradictory to you? Well, let me explain what I mean. Because my experience of this powerful 'secret' has proven

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

In 1968, a novel by Erich von Daniken upset the chariots of science. Why it struck such a chord with the public is due, I think, to the underlying reason why artists are fascinated by monsters...

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Dorothy Gauvin

Images by seven world-famous artists have led this inquiry into the making of self-portraits. They included paintings by Leonardo, Rembrandt, Velazquez, Goya, Van Gogh, Picasso and Andy Warhol. This

By: Dorothy Gauvin l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Ellene Breedlove Davis

Would you to expand your world through your paintings? Start by allowing them to speak to you, as renowned artist Thomas Kinkade did. Learn how you can open yourself to answer your highest calling.

By: Ellene Breedlove Davis l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 15, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Patrick M Gokey

Delft Pottery is famous for its iconic blue and white pottery and antique delftware has been manufactured since the 16th century. The pottery was given its moniker because of the city where it had

By: Patrick M Gokey l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

The frame is only part of the consideration when displaying your work or that of others. One of the most important factors of art framing is making sure you pick the right color mat for your

By: Anders Abadie l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0

Collecting fine art is all a matter of personal perspective. What appeals to one individual might not necessarily appeal to another. However, there are two prevailing schools of thought when

By: B. Mathew Are l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 25, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0

Well first of all you are going to have to pick the right kinds of materials such as brushes, paints, stretched canvas etc. Decide what to paint.

By: Coco Vizoli l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 26, 2012 lViews: 60 lComments: 0
Tom Gurney

Creation of Adam by Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, better known simply as Michelangelo, is a truly momentous work which fits into very any art history study

By: Tom Gurney l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 27, 2012 lViews: 72 lComments: 0
Daryle Dickens

How to sell your art? Have you ever asked that question? Here are 3 simple steps to get you started selling your artwork online.

By: Daryle Dickens l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 21, 2012 lViews: 44 lComments: 0
Richard D Burton

You often wonder why some people fail to pursue something they really want to do if they have the ability, time, and money. When considering art, this is especially true. All artists have failed

By: Richard D Burton l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 20, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Richard D Burton

Throughout history artists have always been asking questions, looking for answers. They have never been satisfied with leaving things alone. It has always compelled them to be creative-to take

By: Richard D Burton l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 03, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0

Christian Art can encompass a multitude of creations. There is no way to pick the best, however, the following 10 offerings are varied forms of Christian Art.

By: Donovan Gauvreau l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Feb 22, 2012 lViews: 71 lComments: 0

1. Find a reputable dealer. The first tip on how to buy art prints online entails finding a reputable company.

By: Donovan Gauvreau l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 16, 2012 lViews: 75 lComments: 0
Teresa Bernard

Being able to speak the language of the arts can be helpful if you are ever want to commission a painting and need to converse with the artist. The artist will also find the following definitions

By: Teresa Bernard l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 10, 2012 lViews: 70 lComments: 0
Teresa Bernard

A simple lo-tech technique that is used by many world renown artists to begin their extraordinary works of art is called grid enlarging. You do not have to be a skilled artist to get the same great

By: Teresa Bernard l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 07, 2012 lViews: 79 lComments: 0
Teresa Bernard

Creating good composition in your landscape oil paintings can be a challenge. This article talks about three easy techniques for composition that can be applied to help make your paintings

By: Teresa Bernard l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 89 lComments: 0

Here I will be doing my review of the Paasche VLS airbrush. I feel this brush is ideal for beginners and pros all around. This airbrush is widely used when it comes to designing t-shirts, fabrics,

By: Ruben T Martinez l Arts & Entertainment > Painting l Apr 03, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0
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