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…

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Sculpture by Philippe Faraut
Philippe Faraut is a contemporary sculptor and artist, as well as a furniture designer, French teacher, and wood Carver. Was born in 1963. Philippe received a degree in wood carving…

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In the blue swirl of the dance. Essay on the painting by Edgar Degas
Edgar Degas "Blue dancers", 1897. Another great impressionist artist Edgar Degas has chosen as its main theme of creativity, the image of the dancers. His paintings abound with images of…

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appear to the people

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 graduating from the school of art, Escha went on a tour of Europe, where she took several courses on fine arts. She visited, among others, Florence, Italy, Salzburg, Austria, and several cities in her native Holland.

In her works, the artist uses the method of painting, in which abstract and figurative elements of the image are combined and reinforce each other. Continue reading

Pictures of amber

Amber paintings are one of the trends in jewelry making.

Since ancient times, amber has been used for making various jewelry, amber products have always been considered quite expensive gifts. And indeed, amber literally shimmers with a variety of shades of color, yellow, red,orange, and can be either matte or transparent as a tear.

So how did amber appear in nature? Maybe someone does not know, but amber is the resin of coniferous trees frozen millions of years ago. Usually amber is found in chunks, in the form of a drop, often in the stone you can find inclusions in the form of insects. 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 see the Madonna herself with the son of God.

Some believe that in this picture, she is depicted as the simplest peasant woman, and holds her child as ordinary women held it. Others believe that it is depicted here almost as a miraculous phenomenon to the people.

Her face is not illuminated by Divine light, as in other images of our lady. I think Raphael wanted to show people that Jesus was not just the son of God, but first and foremost a person like all people. Continue reading

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…

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Josef Kote — Josef Kote) - Albanian artist
Josef Otten is a contemporary artist. Born in 1964 in the picturesque port of Vlora, Albania. Graduated from the Academy of fine arts. His unique style of painting and bright…

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How to sell your painting
Any novice artist, sooner or later faces the question of selling their works. Of course, if you consider just a novice artist, it is better to advise him not to…

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Portrait by photo – a unique gift to a loved one
If you are rushing from store to store in search of a gift for a loved one and do not know what to buy, because you want something new, beautiful,…

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