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Renaissance Art – The Evolution of Art

Renaissance Art – The Evolution of Art

The French term Renaissance emerged in the 14th century and was used to describe a period of rebirth. Renaissance Art was a period of humanistic revival of classical art, architecture, literature, and learning which started in Florence, Italy, and later spread to other European nations like France and Germany.   During the 15th and the 16th century of Renaissance Art period, business flourished in Italy and people gained wealth. These rich families started patronizing the artists. With the new found…

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How to find the Right Online Visual Art Schools?

How to find the Right Online Visual Art Schools?

This fine arts blog brings to the details of online visual art schools and whether they are a good career options or not. Visual arts can be explained as that which can be seen, such as a drawing or a painting. Drawing, painting, photography, metal crafting, wood works, ceramics, sculpture, print making, interior designing, jewelry making all fall under the term visual arts. With the advancement of Web 2.0, people are eyeing online visual art schools to learn visual arts…

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Acrylic Painting Tips To Start Your Own Acrylic Art

Acrylic Painting Tips To Start Your Own Acrylic Art

I am sharing here few acrylic painting tips and some acrylic painting ideas with my readers. If you are a novice painter and want to start abstract acrylic paintings then I have some very good acrylic painting tips for you. Acrylic painting is actually an excellent option for painters looking for quality along with splendor. It is a myth that acrylic paints are used for painting on a canvas only. The fact is that acrylic paints can be used almost…

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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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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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Sixth International Contemporary Art Fair in Los Angeles

Sixth International Contemporary Art Fair in Los Angeles

The original Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair which will be the sixth annual artLA is scheduled during Sept. 30-October 3, 2011. This time International Contemporary Art Fair is going to be on a new and awesome location; the J.W.Marriott Ritz Carlton which is located in Downtown Los Angeles.   The luxurious J.W. Marriott Ritz Carlton has a climate controlled 25,000 sq. ft. column-free exhibit hall which is entered through a 3-story atrium, creating the most convenient and luxurious setting…

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David statue Ownership Sparks Row in Italy

David statue Ownership Sparks Row in Italy

Italian government’s ownership over the sculpture of Biblical hero David made by Renaissance period artist Michelangelo has been challenged by a local authority which claims the heritage statue belongs to Florence city. Italy’s culture minister Sandro Bondi Monday described as ‘absurd’ and ‘inopportune’ a row that has erupted between the government and Florence city council. Lawyers for the culture minister have presented a nine-page document claiming the 5.17-metre high marble figure, which draws over 1.5 million visitors annually, belongs to…

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How to Condition Polymer Clay

How to Condition Polymer Clay

Conditioning polymer clay is an important part of the preparation process. Well conditioned polymer clay is soft and malleable making it easy to work with in all types of polymer clay projects. The conditioning process can also help to strengthen the finished piece. The conditioning process is very simple. In order to condition polymer clay a piece of clay needs to be manipulated. This can be done by hand or by using a craft-dedicated pasta machine. How to Condition Polymer…

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