William Blake. great architect
The English mystic poet William Blake went down in history not only because of his literary works. He also created several engravings, the most famous of which is the engraving…

Continue reading →

Sistine Madonna. Essay on a painting by Raphael
Raphael painted this picture around 1516. In General, the Theme of our lady was his favorite. The Sistine Madonna is his main work. In the center of the picture we…

Continue reading →

An allegory of Peace, Art, and Abundance. Hans von Aachen
The picture of the German artist Hans von Aachen "Allegory of Peace, Art and Abundance" is a vivid example of the complex, and sometimes contradictory, art of mannerism. Painters of…

Continue reading →

paintings

Short biography of the landscape painter Ivan Shishkin

A love of nature in the works of Shishkin.
In 1832, on January 25, in the city of Yelabuga, Vyateb province, a son Ivan was born in the family of merchant Ivan Shishkin. In the Kazan gymnasium, the future artist received his first education.

After 4 years of study, Ivan Shishkin entered the Moscow school of painting. In 1856, after finishing school, he decided to continue his studies in St. Petersburg and entered the Academy of Arts. Continue reading

Trip to the open air in Gurzuf

Hello, Dear visitors of the site! My name is Natalia Shevchenko, I’m an artist. In the previous article, I have already presented several of my works to you. Today I want to share new ones. And I want to do this in order to please you and share my inspiration. After all, if a person likes the plot of the picture and its color, then the feeling of viewing remains the most pleasant. So, let’s start viewing))

The fact is that every artist strives to learn as much as possible about the direction of art that he has chosen for self-realization. Continue reading

How to draw a modular picture

For fans of painting and art, modular paintings are increasingly gaining popularity. You can’t imagine interior design without the use of decorative elements, various figurines, vases, paintings in elegant frames, and much more. Modular paintings, we can say turned the idea of a home picture gallery. So what is a modular picture?

Modular paintings are essentially a single image that is divided into several parts. Depending on how many parts are used, modular paintings can consist of two parts-a diptych, three-a triptych, and more-a half-triptych. Continue reading

Escha van Den Bogerd (Escha Van Den Bogerd) - Dutch painting
Escha van den Bogerd was born in 1972 in the Hague, Holland. I started drawing at the age of three. She studied fine art at the Rudolf Steiner school. After…

...

How to send a picture to another city
Many artists, when selling their paintings, are faced with the issue of transferring the painting to the buyer. This applies to transmission over the Internet, well if the buyer lives…

...

An allegory of Peace, Art, and Abundance. Hans von Aachen
The picture of the German artist Hans von Aachen "Allegory of Peace, Art and Abundance" is a vivid example of the complex, and sometimes contradictory, art of mannerism. Painters of…

...

A crying boy. Description of the painting by Giovanni Bragolina
In General, art is a very interesting and creative business and not everyone manages to connect their life with it. Many artists convey their emotions, feelings, experiences in their paintings,…

...