Types of ornament
Throughout the history of art can meet various types of ornament. Every nation, and sometimes even its individual part, may have its own ornament. The motifs of the ornament can…

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What is your power, Amulet?
Since ancient times, trying to protect themselves, people endowed various objects with mystical, supernatural properties. Different charms, talismans, amulets have long had different meanings, but they all had one function…

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Post-impressionism
Since the end of XIX - early XX centuries. a variety of new trends in French painting united under the name of post-impressionism, which deliberately opposed some of the principles…

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Useful habits for novice artists

We all know that it is much easier to acquire habits than to get rid of them. Hence, the acquisition of good habits will not allow you to appear harmful, eliminating the need to throw them, saving time and effort.

No. 1 – COMFORT IN WORK
Spend some time to provide yourself a comfortable place. Choose the time when you are most enjoyable and when you are not disturbed. It is difficult to create a picture when constantly looking over the shoulder, every minute distracting on the most ridiculous questions or commenting on every action. Continue reading

Manga
The great interest of people to manga can be explained by the simplicity and accessibility of the expression of artistic thought and ideological intent. Since the Japanese writing is complex…

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Pictures of the Escaping World - Ukiyo-e
Originality is the main feature of the Japanese ukiyo-e engraving. Not having analogies in the art of other countries of the Far East, this system formed the basis for the…

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Empire
Empire (French empire - Empire from the Latin. Imperium - command, power) - artistic style, created in France at the beginning of the XIX century, in the era of the…

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Romanesque art
Romanesque art, the style of architecture and other branches of art that originated in Western Europe in the 10th century. The term “Romanesque” (French Romanesque, Spanish romanico, German Romanic from…

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