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His Most Famous Painting (Morning) – Philipp Runge

The famous proponent of German ‘Romantic’ painting, Philipp Otto Runge, best known as Philipp Runge (July 1777 – December 1810) was as good a draughtsman as he was a painter. He was a pioneer in the study of color harmony and his line of works was remarkable for its experimentation, with the varying proportions of red, yellow, and blue to create a magnificent array of unique colors. Most of Philipp’s art carried the definite shades of religiousness and a sense of the universal sync of soul and divinity. Among his most popular works was a series of four paintings, called …

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Artist Tip For Painting in Early Morning Light

In an early morning painting on the famous Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic, the shadows are made up of warm colors. Artist, Rod Cameron, offers this insight into the color temperature that he used in the painting, and gives artists a good rule of thumb when selecting colors for shadows.
At sunrise and sunset, the color of the light is changing very quickly. For even very ambitious plein air painters who manage to set up their easels at the crack of dawn, it’s nearly impossible to finish the painting and capture the lighting effects on the landscape before it …

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How to Start a Profitable House Painting Business

There are not many businesses that you can start with little money down and turn a profit in one week’s time. It does not cost a lot of money to get started fast in the painting business. With that being said you can lose money if you try to cut corners or short change your clients. From an investment or cash down point of view, you can get started in the business with under $50. I did start that way and went on to grow a business that more than supported me and my family for over 30 years. Buy …

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What You Need To Know About Arts And Crafts

If you would like information about different types of arts and crafts projects, then the following article has many good ideas. Anybody can make a great craft project if they follow good advice. Read on for everything you ever wanted to know about this subject.

If you are doing arts and crafts that have the potential to create a mess, use old newspaper on any surfaces to avoid any damage. When you have completed any type of project, simply pick up the paper and toss it. You won’t have the stress of damaged surfaces afterward.

Craft projects can be many …