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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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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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Making the Most at Museum and Gallery Visits

Making the Most at Museum and Gallery Visits

Museums and large art galleries are treasure houses of historic collections and famous art from many periods in history. Often there is less than a quarter of the collection on display at any time due to space. In the film, European Vacation, the family exhausts themselves by trying to see every major art piece and famous painting in as many galleries and museums as they can cram in during a two week visit to several cities in Europe. While their antics…

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Fundamentals of Drawing

Fundamentals of Drawing

Every form of art has its own beauty. While carrying the special beauty, every art requires certain basic fundamental principles to be observed while doing the same. So the art of drawing has also a set of fundamental principles. Along with the growing practice of doing practical training, it would be necessary to know these art fundamentals, too. Here are some of the fundamentals of drawing. Seeing The Shapes Basically the visual art is matter of seeing. So an artist has…

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Rascal Ware in Canton

Rascal Ware in Canton

It’s not every day that we are honored with our own museum exhibition. Of course, in accepting the invitation, we have also bought some pressure. After all, we want to show only our best work. But there are five of us here–Junior, Pilcher, Mosley, Hairy and me. While I’m the famous one, the others are artistically and emotionally involved and the question arises, “Can we agree on what IS our best work?” These four guys really bear down, spouting something…

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