How To Get Started With Art: A Guide for Beginners
It can be intimidating when you’re asked to create a piece of art on the spot. What should they make? What materials do they need? How do they start? Luckily, the article below will help you get started with your creative process. What Is Art? Art is often defined as a way of expression, or […]
How to Draw Shadows on Faces
A shadow is the dark outline of a figure, object, or scene created when the light strikes its edges. Drawing shadows is a topic that comes up a lot when you learn how to draw portraits. That’s because shadows add depth and dimension to a drawing. They add realism and depth to a portrait. As […]
Why You Should Enroll Your Kid in an Arts and Crafts Class
It is never too early to introduce your kid to the wonderful world of arts and crafts. Here’s why you should enroll them as soon as you can! What Are Arts and Crafts? Arts and crafts are activities that involve creating things by hand. This can include painting, sculpting, sewing, and more. Many people believe […]
Ceramics vs. Pottery: What’s the Difference?
Ceramics and pottery are generally used interchangeably, but there’s a difference you should know before jumping into a new hobby. A ceramic is a type of pottery made of clay, which can include stoneware, earthenware, and porcelain. Many people see Persian Pottery and Persian ceramics as the same, which is generally true unless you have […]
Life and Graphic Designing Beyond the Pandemic
The design industry has experienced profound change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With more and more graphic designers working from home, many are now finding themselves outside of their normal creative context. As designers, we are all accustomed to working in an environment filled with fellow creative people, bouncing ideas off each other and bouncing […]
Making A Way Towards Sculpture Success
Making any kind of sculpture is difficult, let alone throwing a figure or two on a pedestal. You have to find the right type of wood, clay, armature, paint/stain, as well as the right type of tools, of course, but then you must learn to use them correctly. The old adage “fail to prepare, prepare […]
How to Start an Eye-Catching Art Portfolio
There are many reasons why people start a portfolio. Sometimes it’s because they want to show their work to others, or want to get feedback, or maybe their portfolio is something that’s been on the back burner for a while, and it’s time to get started. Whatever the case may be, a portfolio is something […]
What Different Types of Visual Arts are there?
There are many different types of art. Some you see every day and some you don’t. Some are very easy to understand, and others are hard to understand. Art is just part of our daily life. So we should know a lot about it. Here are the different types of visual arts: Crafts A craft […]
When Looking At Modern Art What Should The Viewer Understand?
Most people would agree that modern art is abstract. What that means, however, can be up for interpretation. Some people might see a painting of a tree and call it abstract because the artist has chosen to focus on the shapes and colors of the leaves rather than on realistically depicting the tree. Others might […]
How Do You Stain Glass?
When you think about it, glass is pretty delicate. If you drop it, you risk shattering it, and if you drop it on the floor, you risk it breaking. If you drop it on the floor and get it dirty, you risk it becoming scratched. Luckily, there is an easy way to fix all these […]