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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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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Theater
Theater (from the Greek. Theatron - a place for shows; sight), a kind of art. Theater is a form of social consciousness, it is inseparable from the life of the…

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Decoupage or napkin technology – from the beginnings to life

In this article, I will lead all about decoupage technique. Perhaps you are already familiar with it or have heard that decoupage is a technique for decorating with paper cuttings: plates, boxes, frames, vases, lamps, furniture and other things. But I hope to surprise more than one person with my story.

Decoupage history
Let’s start with the very concept: decoupage – comes from the French verb decouper – cut. And this is a kind of collage. This is not a new direction in art – it is a technique that has gained enough popularity at the present time, originates from the 12th century. Continue reading

Painting

Painting, a form of fine art, works of art, which are created with the help of paints applied to any hard surface. Like other forms of art, painting performs ideological and cognitive tasks, and also serves as a sphere for creating subject aesthetic values, being one of the highly developed forms of human labor.

Painting reflects and in the light of certain concepts evaluates the spiritual content of the era, its social development. Powerfully acting on the feelings and thoughts of the audience, forcing the latter to experience the reality depicted by the artist, it serves as an effective means of social education. Many paintings have documentary-informational value. Continue reading

Theater
Theater (from the Greek. Theatron - a place for shows; sight), a kind of art. Theater is a form of social consciousness, it is inseparable from the life of the…

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Sculpture
Sculpture (Latin sculptura, from sculpo - I carve, cut), sculpture, plastic (Greek plastike, from plasso - I mold), a type of fine art based on the principle of three-dimensional, physically…

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Mannerism
Mannerism (Italian. Manierismo - pretentiousness, mannerism from maniera - method, method) - the name conventionally denoting stylistic trends, as well as a certain stage in the development of European, mainly…

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Abstractionism
The tendency of art to detach from the image of reality received a logical conclusion in the works of abstract artists. Their work was distinguished by a complete lack of…

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