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An ice sculpture mold can help you make something that’s graceful and beautiful and will amaze your friends when they view the final results. Anyone who has attended a function or social event where one of these has been present can attest to how dramatic they may be and how wonderfully they enhance any table setting or centerpiece. The effects are beautiful well known, but what is not so well known is how easy it is to use an ice sculpture mold to make one of these breathtaking centerpieces. Several people believe that you have to be an accomplished artist to create these objects. From looking at one, that would be a common sense assumption. The beauty and grace these objects exhibit might lead anyone to believe that only the most skilled person could create them. But that’s not entirely true. The truth is, to use an ice sculpture mold […]

Have you ever heard about glass painting? Glass painting is currently one of the fastest growing crafts in UK. The subject glass painting is so vast that one can just go on writing about it. Painting on glass is different from painting on a book. They are different ways to paint on glass, ranging from using traditional oil paints to specialized glass paints. Traditional glass painting is painting done on the surface of a glass sheet. This type of method was followed to add minute details to faces and fold of clothing which couldn’t be added with the lead lines. Traditional glass painting is actually more of drawing than painting. Types of Traditional Glass Paints are • Vinegar Trace Paint• Matt Paint• Silver Paint• Oil based stained glass paints Glass Painting can also be done with paints that used to paint other surfaces. Some of the best examples would be […]

Word painting what brings first in your mind it’s non other than scenery painting. Even if you will ask any child to draw painting they will also draw a scenery painting. Its there in our mind form our childhood is not it. As well all think at scenery painting is easy than all other types of painting. Scenery painting seems to be very easy, but in reality its not. Painting is a art to express your thoughts and if you are not able to show it properly then simply you are wasting your time and energy. You can show your more ideas and creativity with scenery painting book. These scenery painting books are easily available in the market. This book has all the guideline step by step to help you in proper manner. So that you can use your time in give a good output. Now you don’t have to […]

At first, all Inuit soapstone sculptures from the Arctic may look alike. However, there are variances in artistic styles among the different Inuit art producing communities. Although all communities produce Inuit sculptures featuring both animal and human subjects, some seem to do more animals while others do more people figures. Some communities make their subjects appear quite realistic with lots of high detail while in others, a more crude and primitive look is preferred. There are Inuit sculptures that have a highly polished finishes and some that are the complete opposite where they are left dull and unpolished. Some areas specialize in producing small scale miniatures much like the artwork by their ancestors whoever first came into contact with white men. Inuit sculpture can range from quite conservative to bold or even wildly outrageous. Scenes can be playful like a piece depicting two Inuit children playing or with a sense […]

Have you ever heard about sand painting? Sand painting is a rediscovered craft that has its origin in the greatest deserts of the world. What you need to do while sand painting? • Empty jars or containers• Powdered tempera paints in a variety of colors• Clean sand from a beach• Paper, plastic, glue and popsicle stick• Plastic spoon and a plastic tray Steps to follow while sand painting • Draw out any picture on paper. It would be advisable if you keep the picture as easy as possible. • Once you are done with the drawing pour out some sand into an empty container. • Select a color of powdered tempera and add just a little to dry the sand. • If you need more vibrant colors you need to add more tempera to the sand. • Once you are done with the color mixing part you can begin your […]

Do you really love and appreciate the art of sculptures? If so, you may wish to see them and appreciate them as piece of art. Where can you get to see the top in the line sculptures? Off course, in the sculptures exhibitions! The sculpture exhibitions host sculptures for all the lovers of art. You can get to see all sorts of different sculptures at the top sculpture exhibitions. There are all sorts of them. Some host the works of old and famous artists and sculptors– the masters being Rodin and Picasso. While, in some other sculpture exhibitions you can see the more contemporary work. You can choose among them as per your tastes and likings. Different sculpture exhibitions offer different type of sculptures There are many several kinds of sculptures. The Relief sculpture is like a painting. It can be viewed from the front direction. You cannot call it […]

With the World Body Painting Festival (and of course the Body Painting Award) coming up on the 17th of July, it’s about time to get you all fired up in your body painting know-how. More about this festival coming soon , but first a short introduction in the art of body painting. Body painting is a form of body art, and has probably been around since the beginning of civilization. In almost all tribalist culture, body painting was performed during ceremonies or merely just for the beauty of it. Back then they used clay and other natural pigments. Body painting still survives in parts of the world, and especially ‘Mehndi’, the form of body painting that uses henna dyes, is now very popular in the western world. The henna tattoo is semi-permanent. Since the 1960’s, body painting emerged as an actual art form. However, there is the never-ending discussion about […]

The fastest way to bring beauty and style to a room is to put up prints of beautiful paintings. Here’s what you should consider: Painting Prints Price Range: Expect to pay somewhere in the neighborhood of $50-$500 for an unframed print–anything less than $50 is likely a poster. You should expect to pay a similar amount to have the print framed–note that many prints are designed to be exhibited without frames. Before art prints were sold online, the only way to get them was through galleries or museum shops, which had to charge a large markup. Nowadays, art prints rarely cost more than a few hundred dollars, and it is possible to find good-quality prints for under $100. Still, those lower prices mainly come on prints that have been put on sale. Expect to pay more for perennial favorites like Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”. Selection There is at least one […]

Duck Decoys are constructed of different materials. Most of which are factory manufactured of molded materials such as plastic. I’ve seen some made of a rubber like material you can inflate to use them and deflate them for easy transportation. You can factory manufactured duck decoys made from cork like material. There are very good carvers out there who carve decoys from wood. Their artwork can really make those pieces of wood come to life once they have them painted up. Many people look for these decoys and pay good money to get them. This type of decoy is mostly used as art for collectors but there are people out there who carve working decoys for duck hunting. There is a self satisfaction and great admiration by other waterfowl enthusiast for people who carve there own decoys and find them really work for them as a duck hunter or even […]

The frame gives a more finished look to the oil painting and helps define the boundaries of the artwork. The marriage of a frame with an oil painting may be harmonious or discordant, enhancing or distracting – a poorly chosen frame can ruin the appearance of the oil painting, while an appropriate one can make it shine. There are many different styles, colors and price ranges of frames with affordable ones made in moulded plastic and more costly ones carved in wood. An oil painting may be seen in different frames either by the use of computer-generated montages on the internet, or by physically standing the oil painting in successive frames in a framer’s shop. The final choice of the frame depends on the owner’s personal taste, the proposed location of the oil painting, the harmony between oil painting and frame, and the relationship of the frame to the room […]