Far Eastern Art – Mingei – Japanese Art of the Common Person
Mingei – The Concept The literal meaning of ‘Mingei’ (the abbreviation of minshu-teki kogei) is “arts of the common people” or “folk arts.” It refers to the Japanese Folk Art movement (began 1926) that gained prominence in the late 1920s and 1930s. Potters Hamada Shaji (1894-1978) & Kawai Kanjira (1890-1966), and art critic & philosopher Yanagi Saetsu (1889-1961), who is also known as the father of Japanese Mingei, coined the term ‘Mingei.’ The distinguishing feature of this type of artworks is their functionality and affordability, justifiably proving it as the people driven creativity.Using Liquid Latex As Body Paint
The advantages and disadvantages of using liquid latex as body paint. What you should and should not do when applying liquid latex to the skin.Digital Cameras Make Great Large Format Scanners!
Do not go out and spend hundreds, or even thousands of dollars just because you need to copy large documents or images. Chances are, you already own something that will do the job as well, or better than a scanner.5 Questions You Should Ask Your Graphic Design Agency
So you are interested in contracting a graphic design agency to do some work for you. The difficulty often comes when you get down to the nitty gritty details of contract discussion and the all important question: can you trust these folks with the branding of your company, organization, product, or service? With that in mind, we’ve compiled a few questions which you can put to potential agencies to help you find the right graphic design company for your business.The Many Types of Portrait Paintings
This article is about the different types of portrait artists and a little information about each type. The kinds of portraits and artists listed are: contemporary, famous people, traditional, and, photographs.