About greeting cards
Probably there is not a single person who did not receive and did not give a card. A postcard or" open letter "is a postcard with an image that can…

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Art and photography
One of the goals of art is to communicate people with each other and to convey realistic images of the world around them. Thanks to the artists and landscapes created…

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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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professional plein airs

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 ballerinas at various points in their work. But the artist himself has always said that depicting dancers is just an excuse to make an attempt to catch the movement of figures and depict wonderful, as if flying fabrics.

In his work, the artist has undoubtedly achieved perfection: his figures live in dance, interact with each other. 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,…

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A person without a face. Essay on the painting by Vrubel
M. A. Vrubel " After the concert. By the fireplace", 1905. Mikhail Alexandrovich Vrubel is one of those representatives of Russian artists whose range of creativity had a huge scale.…

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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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Josef Chapek. Foreign artist of the twentieth century
Among the progressive artists of the world, a place of honor belongs to the Czech artist Josef Chapek. A man of advanced convictions, he was critical of bourgeois society, raised…

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