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Faux Painting – How to Turn it Into a Profitable Business

Faux Painting can be an easy way to start in your own profitable full or part-time painting business for two reasons. First, you can make some really great profits as a painter because this is a specialty type of painting that is not easy to do for most people.
Most people assume that they know all about painting. But they are just the opposite when it comes to faux painting of course. And the ones that dabble in faux usually make a mess anyway.
Secondly, because faux painting is a “specialty niche” type of painting you can hook up with …

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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 …

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Watercolor Lessons – Painting Black and Brown Hair

I love to share what I have discovered on my painting journey. My painting style can best be described as naturalistic realism. Many of my paintings include people in a pensive or thought provoking pose. Part of the feeling of reality is due to the way I use my watercolor. I am able to create paintings where the viewer of the painting can become lost inside the world within the frame.
I am often asked how to paint specific things. One of the most asked questions relates to painting hair. In this article I will share with you how I …

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His Most Famous Painting (Isle of the Dead) – Arnold Bocklin

Leading nineteenth century ‘Symbolist’ painter, Arnold Bocklin (1827-1901) was known for his innovative representation of mythological subjects. This Swiss artist had a curious knack for adding a dramatic spin to deep expressions. He began as a landscape painter, but his body of works contained an element of the fantastical, rather than the real. His paintings carried a unique fusion of ‘Romanticism’ with the dark concept of ‘death,’ in a ‘Symbolist’ fashion. Bocklin was a great inspiration for veterans such as Salvador Dali, who inherited Arnold’s obsession with fantasy and decay. His magnum opus, “Isle of the Dead,” is considered among …