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The Ecstatsy of St. Teresa

The Ecstatsy of St. Teresa

Bernini is one of the most famous and talented artist of the baroque period and indeed of all time. His work was a testament to his skill and genius. One such work that continues to enthrall observes today and was given the spotlight in Dan Brown’s book (and the subsequent movie of the same name) Angels and Demons, is the Ecstasy of St. Teresa (1647-52). What fallow is some background on the artist himself and the real story behind this magnificent…

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Acrylic Painting Tips

Acrylic Painting Tips

Acrylic Painting Tip 1: Keeping Acrylic Paints Workable Because acrylics dry so fast, squeeze only a little paint out of a tube. If you’re using a ‘normal’ plastic palette invest in a spray bottle so you can spray a fine mist over the paint regularly to keep it moist. ’Stay-wet’ palettes – where the paint sits on a sheet of wax paper place on top of a damp piece of watercolour paper – eliminate the need to do this, but generally don’t…

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Rhinestone Jewelry

Rhinestone Jewelry

Rhinestone jewelry is made by gluing the rock crystal to foil which in turn is placed in a setting. The metal part of rhinestone jewelry is non-precious, made from either gold or silver colored base metals. Hallmarking Rhinestone Jewelry Vintage rhinestone jewelry ranges from $50 to over $1,000 depending on its quality, age and whether it has a hallmark. Hallmarks are unique symbols placed on a bracelet/necklace clasp or tag or inside a ring identifying the jewelry maker, date the…

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Introduction to 3D Modeling

Introduction to 3D Modeling

3D Modeling Modeling is the process of taking a shape and molding it into a completed 3D mesh. The most typical means of creating a 3D model is to take a simple object, called a primitive, and extend or “grow” it into a shape that can be refined and detailed. Primitives can be anything from a single point (called a vertex), a two-dimensional line (an edge), a curve (a spline), to three dimensional objects (faces or polygons). Using the specific…

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Things You Need to Know Before You Buy Digital Camera

Things You Need to Know Before You Buy Digital Camera

Digital cameras come in many sizes, colors, brands, zooms, resolutions, playbacks, etc. There are so many features and qualities that are being placed in the devices that buyers’ especially first timers become overwhelmed and dizzy with these outstanding arrays of gadgets. This is even without including the various advertisements and different ratings that are used to promote these products. So what are the things to look for if you want to buy digital camera? To be able to answer these,…

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Indoor macro photography ideas

Indoor macro photography ideas

1. Low lighting Lighting is always an issue indoors so use it to your advantage. Choose an area or location in your house that has good natural lighting, enough to light your subject but not too much that will overpower it. Switch off your flash and any other artificial lighting. This low lighting is going to help you get a moody effect with just natural light. An image doesn’t always need to brightly and evenly lit and shadows will only…

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Best 3D Animation Software Used In Rise Of The Guardians!

Best 3D Animation Software Used In Rise Of The Guardians!

The best 3d animation software available has no doubt been in use for the upcoming 3d animated action-adventure comedy ‘Rise Of The Guardians’ which is set for release later this year! Many of us eager movie fans got our first glimpse of the film trailer over these past few weeks and that has no doubt added to the excitement! So for those who have yet to see the trailer or have never even heard of this upcoming movie, you’re probably asking yourself…

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The Six Great Sculptors of Greece

The Six Great Sculptors of Greece

Ancient sculptures have always held the modern man in awe! From gods and goddess, the ancient sculptures defined their age as one of force and magnanimous. Ancient Greece comes to the fore front whenever the subject of ancient sculptures is touched. Within Greece and its wide heritage of sculptors, there are six who are considered to be the fore-most in the art. Many sculptures were known for their famous works, sculpture being an important part of the Greek culture; but the…

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Metropolitan Museum of Art – Art Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art – Art Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art is a great art museum and a must visit destination for every artist out there who likes a taste of fine arts gallery or modern art gallery. This fine arts blog brings you the detail of Metropolitan Museum of Art which is situated on the eastern edge of Central Park in Manhattan, New York.   Metropolitan Museum of Art is the world’s largest encyclopedic and one of the most respected art museums. The name of this…

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Origin of Black Art

Origin of Black Art

We can define Black Art as the collection of different art forms by persons of African descent. Those art forms can be African sculptures, African literature, African art, African woodwork, African music, African jewelry etc. In Black Art you can actually observe traces of humanity across the globe, across different civilizations and also throughout time. Black art is actually a common term resembling the creations of the individuals in the South of the Sahara.   Art  has been always an…

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