Outside The Lines

Fun readings about Color, Art and Segmation!

Tag - Paint

November 14, 2012

Blind Artist’s Vision is Clearer than that of Sighted Individuals

John Bramblitt is proving that physical sight isn’t a necessity for an artist. He is demonstrating this by creating incredible paintings with only his fingers and his imagination at his disposal.

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August 5, 2012

Beautiful Colorful Botanicals

Kenneth Greene has spent the past 35 years doing photographic studies in contrasts, lines, colors and glimpses of life in a moment of time. When Kenneth photographs people, he captures...

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July 1, 2012

Do Colors Change What is Beautiful

What is beautiful? The term is a bit subjective, don’t you think? After all, isn’t beauty in the eye of the beholder?

It most certainly is, but one undeniable quality about color is its ability to make all things beautiful!

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June 28, 2012

The Beauty of Abstract Art

Art Abstract art has a unique beauty that is often overlooked or forgotten due to the unrealistic nature of it. Before the mid-nineteenth Century most Western

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June 17, 2012

Lighthouses are Examples of Beauty, Symmetry, and Strength

Lighthouses are Examples of Beauty, Symmetry, and Strength Lighthouses – Beacons of Hope Lighthouses have long been viewed as beacons of hope and symbols of

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June 8, 2012

More Anders Leonard Zorn – Swedish Portrait Painter

Anders Leonard Zorn was born in Sweden in 1860. Though his parents never married, he was allowed to take his father’s name. Raised by his grandparents, Zorn spent his childhood...

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June 3, 2012

Marketing Art in the Digital World: An Introduction

By nature, artists are creative people – we are visionaries and dreamers. Artists are usually more comfortable behind the easel than in front of a calculator or spreadsheet. Yet to...

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May 30, 2012

Anders Leonard Zorn

Anders Leonard Zorn (1860 – 1920) was one of Sweden’s best portrait painters. Although skilled as a sculptor and printmaker, Anders achieved his fame with the use of oils and...

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May 24, 2012

Paul Cezanne Post-impressionist Painter

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art. Paul...

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May 15, 2012

French Floral and Portrait Painter – Henri Fantin-Latour

Henri Fantin-Latour enjoyed many of the great classical composers but was perhaps most influenced by Richard Wagner, whose music prompted him to create many imaginative drawings. In 1875 Henri Fantin–Latour married Victoria Dubourg, who was also a fellow artist. After his marriage, the French artist took to spending time at his wife’s family estate. It was there on the estate in the countryside that he passed away. Henri Fantin-Latour, a man who was both extremely academic and distinctly independent, left behind a gallery of paintings full of realism and imagination.

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February 29, 2012

Oil Painting Supplies – What Do I Need?

brushes, for that matter) will take some time. Learning what works best for you is a process. If you have had one of these frightening experiences, fear not,

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February 6, 2012

Tips for Improving your Landscape Drawing Skills

Whatever your level of skill, these tips will help guide you in developing habits that will grow your abilities to draw and paint landscape scenery with just a couple of...

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December 5, 2011

Romare Bearden and Abstract Expressionist Art

Romare Bearden was an artist whose personal style went against the “mainstream” of art in the post World War II era. Overtime, Bearden’s style did not change as other artists’ did. He...

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September 18, 2011

Cactus Colors

A cactus is a plant with a distinct appearance which has adapted well to dry and hot environments. Their stems have evolved to be photosynthetic (creating energy from sunlight) and...

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August 30, 2011

The Op-Art of Josef Albers

In a recent post, a popular art form of the 20th century was introduced. Op-Art puts thought provoking optical illusions onto a flat canvas. During the early 1900’s, the art form...

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