I'm a cat, mother of life
Nowhere is the cat revered as in Egypt. The complex metaphorical sense that world mythology endowed the image of this beautiful intelligent animal, the Egyptians reduced to positive, pleasing to…

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Decorative and applied arts
Decorative art (from the Latin. Decoro "decorating") - a section of art, which includes a fairly large number of industries, it is one of the most important areas of folk…

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Artists miracles
Despite the fact that we are all so different, we live in different places, and speak different languages, and play different games, all over the world, at all times children…

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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Landscape poetry

My lessons in art history are different. I give lectures to adults, and I try to talk more with the children, to play, to bring about “co-creation” in them. Especially fascinating for both parties are classes devoted to the landscape genre. The first lesson in landscape for first-graders (in an art school for first-graders 10-11 years old) is traditionally held – first you need to get acquainted with the features of the genre, its varieties, with the most famous Russian landscape painters. The real upbringing of feelings begins in the next lesson, which I call “The Poetry of Landscape”. Considering the landscape paintings, we will now try to poetically interpret the image. Continue reading

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

How to choose a quality brush?
Any brush consists of three main parts: the hair bundle, metal clip and wooden handle. Metal clip. Metal clips quality brushes seamless, made of copper or brass, can be coated…

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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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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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Classicism
Unlike classics, classicism is not a qualitative, but a functional concept; it expresses a certain tendency of artistic thinking, based on the desire for simplicity, clarity, rationality, and the consistency…

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