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Five Interesting Facts About Vincent Van Gogh

Born March 30th, 1853, Vincent Van Gogh produced some 900 paintings and 1,100 drawings, the majority of which were created within the last ten years of his life. Suffering mental illness, he shot himself, dying two days later on July 29, 1890. His art work lives on, as does his legend. Five points to note in regards to this fascinating personality are found below.
1. It was during a period where he was preaching to mine workers for no pay that Van Gogh began to produce charcoal sketches. In 1880, upon the advice of his brother Theo, he took up …

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Modern Paintings

Painting – Thought, Feelings and Sentiments

The white drawing paper was lying on the table, and a little lad was standing and staring at it. It appeared that he was lost deep within his thoughts. However, he remained unnoticed by others barring his mother. She quietly approached him and gently patted on his back. She showered all her love and affection, and then asked him. What he was thinking about? He turned and looked at his mother. His twinkling eyes were showing sign of his earnest desire. He asked permission to paint on the paper. His mother nods in affirmative and smiled. Her profound and abundant …

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Oil Painting

Painting a Garage Floor

To some it is just a utilitarian space, but for many the garage is the first part of the house they see when they get home. The front entrance of a house is often very inviting with a beautiful door and manicured landscaping; however, most homeowners with a garage rarely enter or exit through the front entryway. For convenience’s sake, homeowners drive into the garage and then enter the home directly from there.
Have a Finished Feel
While the garage is often a place to keep the cars and perhaps some lawn care items, it truly is a part of …

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Contemporary Art

Tips To Make Arts And Crafts More Fun

The entire family can enjoy an arts and crafts hobby together. You only need some materials and knowledge to get started. This article gives you the information you need. What are you going to make next?

Plan on making a mess when you are crafting with children. If that that is stressful to you, cover your surfaces with some butcher paper or newsprint to catch bits of glitter, paper, and glue drops. You might also work with washable adhesives, markers and other things that can be washed away.

If you can’t find good prices for arts and crafts items, try …