Creative Mind Vacation
Creative stimulation is a vital necessity for any artist whether they are a musician, painter, jewelry maker or any other creative discipline. But sometimes, I think we can fall into a creative rut. I know I certainly do at times in many of my creative outlets.Abstract Paintings – Why Choose to Buy an Abstract?
What you often find with good abstract painting is an extra ‘quality’ an otherworldliness if you like, which transcends normal painting and brings something unique and special to you. Because there are only non-illusion painterly forms acting on the surface modified by colour, your eye is more aware of the whole, its surface tension, then parts which make up the whole. Abstract paintings are often visually powerful, making full use of qualities of colour, shape, texture and composition to convey their message to the eye.
Sometimes an occasion needs a little help in the decoration department. This is where a backdrop can help. A good piece can: (1) add atmosphere to the room, (2) set the tone for a play, or (3) turn dull decorations interesting. Read this article for more info on uses for backdrops.Banksy and the Value of Street Art
A lot of art critics and government officials would argue that so called street art is nothing more than just glorified graffiti at best and acts of vandalism at worst. It is not uncommon for even the most famous pieces of street art to be painted over by council contractors or the owners of the buildings on which they were painted.How I Made a Low-Cost UV Exposure Unit
When creating photo-resist art-work, a means of exposing the plate is obviously required and it can be an expensive process if you rely on commercial products. So it is simply a question of trying to make the most of what one has available to hand, at little or no cost when times are hard, or when just setting out on your career path in the world of art!