Browsing Archive: November, 2012

The Life And Paintings Of The Famous American Artist Albert Bierstadt

Posted by admin on Saturday, November 17, 2012,
Albert Bierstadt was born on 7th January 1830 in Germany. Later on his family migrated to New Bedford, Massachusetts in the year 1833. He had a natural flair for painting. He began, while young, with crayon works. He began oil paintings in the 1850s. Dusseldorf School was the institution he attended for learning painting. The school was situated in Dusseldorf, Germany. He continued with his learning between 1853 and 1857. Though painting was his passion, and he had wished to paint in his late...
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Embellish Your Walls With an Array of Paintings

Posted by admin on Saturday, November 17, 2012,
Decorating and modifying a house is said to be the biggest passion for many home owners. Quite often it is seen that people squander oodles of Dollars in getting their homes furnished and beautified. Every person has a different perspective towards modifying their homes. Some prefer to get the most expensive furnishings while there are few who believe in decorating it with some of the most exquisite collections of show pieces. Amongst these people, there is a category of few who prefer to emb...
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Print Indian furniture export house

Posted by admin on Monday, November 12, 2012,
Mahavideh is a fast growing as a pioneering export house promoted by committed professionals. We deal chiefly in manufacturing, developing and exporting world class handicrafts items, gift articles, reproduction of antiques, utility items, furniture items and furniture accessories in a wide and varying range (Wooden, Wrought Iron, Wood Carving, Meena work, Painting work etc). Mahavideh was established with a clear vision of providing world-class products with a wide array of assorted goods bo...
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Painting Gourds

Posted by admin on Monday, November 12, 2012,
Not long ago, when I was looking through blog posts looking for the links I was going to share for my time as guest curator at Crescendoh, I happened upon a link to a video online by Brene Brown. blogger who posted about it mentioned she was working through some life things and found the Brene message helpful. I was working through some heavy life things too, I decided to check it out. say I fell in love with Brene wisdom, wit, and message would be an understatement. began reading her blog an...
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It Is Fun And Rewarding Searching For Discount Oil Paintings On The Internet

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 11, 2012,
We all love a good bargain, but when it comes to fine art you may feel as if it would be extremely difficult to do because prices tend to be so extremely high. What matters the most is that you own oil paintings you actually like, so feel free to take your time in discovering artists and works of art that you really feel a connection with since this is the most important aspect of art ownership. While not many of us could afford a piece we would see in a museum, you should know that museums t...
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How to Buy Art in Italy

Posted by admin on Sunday, November 11, 2012,
Several years ago while vacationing in Italy, I was on a mission to buy an original landscape painting of the Tuscan hills complete with villa and red poppies. That's all I knew. I had no knowledge of reputable, yet affordable, galleries. I didn't know one artist from the other. And, I wouldn't have recognized authentic from mass-produced. I naively stumbled into a small gallery because I fell in love with a painting displayed by the front door, and bought it. Fortunately for me, that gallery...
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'Manorexia' Is on the Rise

Posted by admin on Friday, November 9, 2012,
An awareness of negative messages is not enough. Body confidence report out now Susie Orbach Speaks at the UN Commission on the Status of Women "Yes, We Carry Your Size" Is This the Death of the Diet Industry? Any-Body in Argentina: Seeking Size Law Compliance Victory For Body Campaigners Face to face Stop the Spread Life Imitates Art SUSIE ORBACH LAUNCHES ENDANGERED SPECIES INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT TO CHALLENGE BODY BEAUTIFUL CULTURE Brainwashed Bodies Ad men today are wrong on body size Battlin...
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Contemporary Fiber Arts Textiles

Posted by admin on Friday, November 9, 2012,
Go here to read Part 1 of this article on Meg Black's method for paper pulp painting. Painting with over beaten pulp can take a while to get comfortable with. Before going into a lot of detail of how to work with over-beaten pulp, let answer the important question of is over-beaten pulp? Over-beaten pulp refers to pulp that has been beaten in a hollander beater for approximately 8 hours and is therefore slippery and gelatin-like. Most artists prefer to use abaca (which originates from the ban...
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The Different Fascia Materials Available in the Market Today

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 8, 2012,
Wood is the most common material used for fascia. In addition to its main function as roof and house interior protector, wooden fascia can also be used as a decorative item on the house. Wood is easily carved and sawed, allowing for the creation of more artistic and stylish structures. Prices of wooden fascias range from cheap to very expensive depending on the type of wood. Pine timbers are examples of cheap materials. Although not common, expensive options are also available such as oaks an...
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How To Decorate Xmas Trees Like A Pro

Posted by admin on Thursday, November 8, 2012,
This holiday season, I'm going to go over the simple steps that you should be taking when decorating your Christmas tree. You're first step is to choose wither you are going to have a real tree or a fake one. Whichever type of Christmas tree that you choose to put in your home, just remember it's going to be the most perfect tree that you ever got. After you are done choosing your type of Xmas tree, you next obvious step is to choose what color you want your tree to be. Green and white are th...
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5 Favorite Education Small Business Opportunities

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
Though the average person may not expect it, the education industry is one of the most stable sectors of business in times of economic recession. Much like food, the simple fact is that people need to educate their kids regardless of how the nation's economy is doing. In fact, recession may actually be a stimulant for the education market, because tough times remind people how essential an education really is to surviving in the working world, and that prompts them to invest in giving their k...
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Composing Oil Paintings with the Aid of a Viewfinder

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
A convenient tool that no artist should ever be without is a viewfinder. This article covers what they are, how to make one and how to use it. Landscape paintings are works of art that portray earthy scenery such as mountains, valleys, trees, rivers, the horizon with sky and weather, and particularly wall art where the main subject matter is a wide angle view of the great outdoors. It can be any place in the world. A recognizable place that a lot of people know like "Yosemite National Park" o...
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Leonardo's Animals Part 1 of 2

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
Leonardo da Vinci was born in 1492 at a Tuscan farmhouse in Anchiano, Italy, near the town of Vinci where he spent most of his childhood. He was the son of Ser Piero and a girl called Caterina who worked for him. After Leonardo was born, the father and mother did not remain together. Only recently have details of Leonardo's birth mother come to light. In 2002, Alessandro Vezzosi, Director of the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Vinci, Italy, told the press they had found substantial proof Leonardo...
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In The Belly Of Mother Earth

Posted by admin on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,
Having dediced to illustrate the little known Slavic mythology for my next exhibition, I am reading recently published books which extracted myths form old songs, to discover that Slavic mythology has many similarities with the Greek and Celtic, even Egyptian which I have read upon for years. It has a hierarchy of gods, each empowered and serving their role in ensuring the cycle of life on earth and the change of years seasons. The main god is the god Poseidon god of the skies, and the female...
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