How to Paint Using Oil Pastels
Ordinary soft pastels already share some of the characteristics of paint, but oil pastels are even more like a painting medium. If you love the look of paint but don’t like the idea of brushes, palettes, and messy cleanups, then this type of pastels are a very worthy alternative.Ways to Learn and Develop Painting Skills
Is painting a God given talent or a skill? Talent is always good, but it will only get you so far. Although many people think otherwise, painting is more skill than talent.Western Painting – Neo-Expressionism – A Creative Wave From Germany
Neo-Expressionism – The History During the late 1970s, a modern painting style called Neo-expressionism developed in Germany. German painter George Baselitz (born 1938) was considered as its pioneer. This art style was adapted in painting, printmaking, and sculpting. It challenged the Conceptual and Minimalists art movements, which reined the art scene at the time. By early 1980s, Neo-expressionism gained prominence in the entire Europe and later made its mark in the US. Though, may not be considered as an art movement as such, but it was a major phenomenon that changed the art world for good. Neo-expressionism ended the domination of the impersonal American Abstract styles. It also brought the welcome revival of the human element and relatable Symbolism in art forms.Western Art – Neo-Conceptual Art – Evolving Concepts
Neo-Conceptual Art – The Concept Originated in 1980s, especially 90s, Neo-Conceptual Art is the heir of Conceptual Art of the 60s and 70s. Conceptual Art is all about the painting of new ideas and concepts, without any directions to the grace. In Conceptual Art, the creative knack of the artist does not matter much. It is secondary. In Conceptual Art, the artists work exclusively on their ideas and visualizations about a particular project.Questioning the Billable Hour Part 1 – The Sketch Artist, a Parable About Pricing
Questioning the Billable Hour is a three-part series leading many to conclude that price paid should reflect value provided, rather than time spent. The alternative proposed is value-based pricing, fixed up front (as part of the selling/buying process) backed by a satisfaction guarantee.