Art and Form

Oh, it is not always easy to decide what is art, why art is art, and how art comes about being art. This article discusses the relationship between art and form. Defining Art from Form “Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.” – Joseph […]

How to Get Your Photography Noticed, Gain Recognition and Start Making Money

From time to time we post articles that are written with the artists in mind. Usually, we choose articles that offer a glimpse behind the scene for art collectors and art market observers, to gain understanding of the input that goes into art making. I hope this is an educational art article in that sense. […]

How Is A Bronze Sculpture Made?

I’m sure I can safely assume you’re not wondering how one carves or molds a sculpture. Although the carving and modeling methods require great skill, the techniques used are fairly simple- you basically use tools and your bare hands to “add” or “subtract” material until you get your desired product. Once you have carved away […]

Art Education @ Art Schools in the US

I’m often asked what in my opinion the best art schools are in the United States. So, I researched the topic before making my careful selection. Of course, some schools are better for film and others for fine art/paintings, and others again for art history. And this list is no more than my opinion after […]

America’s Top Museums & Art Galleries L-Z

J. Paul Getty museum, Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art, New York City Museum of Fine Arts Boston Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts houses and preserves preeminent collections and aspires to serve a wide variety of people through direct encounters with works of art. The museum display the art from many cultures and from different […]

Paint Brushes are an Investment

Paint brushes are the most important painter’s tools. Buying paint brushes is not just a random decision, but one that should be made carefully. Selection of brushes is personal and is based upon needs and level of investment desired. Because a paint brush will only last as well as it is cared for, proper cleaning […]

Quick Tips On How to Draw a Realistic Face

There are many artists who struggle with drawing a face and having it actually look like the person you are drawing. These tips should help you to achieve a more realistic outcome and have your drawings come to life. The first tip is probably the most important. When you are drawing, draw from a good […]

Julian Beever – Video of Creating a Chalk Artwork

Julian Beever is a contemporary artist who has made pavement drawings for over ten years. He has worked in the U.K., Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Germany, the USA and Australia. The pavement drawings have included both renderings of old masters plus a wealth of original inventive pieces of work. We all have to live, and […]

Quality Art Materials Benefits Art Professionals

By Astrid Lee As an artist myself, I have found that whenever I choose quality artwork, somehow the artwork gains a new dimension of worth. I find that I am mentioning little quality factors to buying candidates that just help things along. Of course, potential buyers have to first find the work and love it. […]

The Purpose of Creativity – Playtime for the Soul

By Judith Waller Creativity is an essential part of being human. And your purpose in life is to understand and express the gifts that are uniquely yours. Creative play is one of the most nourishing ways you can do this for yourself. It doesn’t have to be about creating works of art — it’s a […]