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Gift Ideas – Paintings

Exchanging gifts is one of the most important means to keep in touch, show that you care and also give best wishes. Every time we have to visit a function or a marriage or an office event we are faced with the problem of selection of an appropriate gift. The most important question faced by us is to select a gift that will be unique, has universal appeal and also shows our taste. Paintings are now emerging as a very unique and personalized form of gift idea. Individuals as well as corporate sectors are tapping in the potential of maintaining …

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Folk Art

Genre Paintings in Visual Art – Realizing Life on Canvas

Genre – The Concept
Visual Arts is a broad terminology, encompassing the essence of Fine Arts, Contemporary Arts, and Applied Arts. Its all about capturing an artist’s vision on a canvas, mural, ceramic, or in the form of sculpture for the visual palate of the viewers. Genre Painting, a very important dimension of Visual Art, realistically depicts people and their lives by capturing real life situations.
The Details
The subject matter for Genre Paintings, also known as Genre Scene or Petit Genre includes views describing men working, women folks doing the household chores, and scenes from the street. All these …

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Art Gallery

Points to Consider Before Buying Paintings Online

The age of internet has arrived and as we can communicate with the whole world at our finger tips, the field of art is also no longer behind. The common man and artists had to visit galleries to be in touch with the field of art. Nowadays the trends are changing. Art can be accessed in our homes and this has created a wide exposure to artists as well as people interested in art.
Buying paintings online has become a very simple procedure. One can select form a wide number of choices of paintings, and on a mouse click you …

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Art For Sale

Acrylic Painting Techniques – Acrylics Can Look Like Watercolor & Oil Paintings – Tips and Benefits

Acrylic paint is a versatile medium that allows artists to create pieces that look like they were painted with watercolors, oils, and/or acrylics.
Watercolor Look
Acrylic paint is usually more opaque than watercolors. However, mediums can be added to it to achieve the same type of look. You can mix a glazing medium, floating medium, or a varnish directly with the paint, or paint the medium on the surface first and then paint on top of it, to achieve a watercolor look. Acrylic paint that comes in bottles is thinner than the paste like paint that comes in tubes. …