The butterfly has many meanings in Japan. Beautiful yet mysterious, the Japanese butterfly has made appearances on clothing, in media, in family crests, and especially in art. "The Art of the Japanese Butterfly" takes a look at the artwork of Japan which features this magnificent insect .
For years I avoided watercolor because I believed the talk: Watercolor is HARD. This just isn’t so. I have a few simple tips and techniques to help you discover the beauty of watercolor for yourself.
Tony Varney, a fisherman, found a Painting 20 years ago, nobody claimed it, then when he went to sell it a claim was put on it. Who do you think the Painting belongs to? Latest News!
The 16th century Spanish mystic St John of the Cross had a vision that he had translated onto paper. He had drawn the crucifxion from an unusual angle and when Salvador Dali saw this drawing, he was inspired. The Christ of St. John of the Cross is...
This is for all the people who are thinking about doing the thing they love, but are scared to let go and jump in.
I have written several times about my experiences with teaching senior citizens’ watercolor classes but I have gotten so many follow-up questions that I decided to answer some of them here in more detail.
This hub showcasts the amazing works of Zeng Hao, the DunHuang Fei Tian series that depcit oriental goddess and angels. His works have gained a lot of recognition around the world.
An interesting find by the community dumpster leads to an intriguing investigation into an old and beautiful painting.
If you are an admirer of Indian art, you must be familiar with Madhubani paintings -the folk art practised on mud walls and floors. They are relevant even today due to their social awareness causes.
Oil pastels are an underappreciated fine art medium and a gloriously frugal color sketch medium for pastels or oils or anything you want to do. This article describes both fine art and fun hobby art applications with some tips and techniques and useful links.