Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) As an artist, you are probably aware of the effects that different colors can have on your state of mind and emotional well-being. In fact, in a past article we discussed the psychology of color and provided an overview of how each color can…Details
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) All artists should be aware of copyright – that is, the exclusive rights that you, as the creator of your art, are granted from the moment your artwork is created. Because you are the copyright owner of your original artwork, you have the sole…Details
The Many Different Hues of Blue.
The Many Different Hues of Blue.
Free Trial Downloads for Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) Before the invention of photography, artists had to work from real life. How did that affect artists’ working habits? The necessity of working from life meant that in order to paint a portrait, the sitter had to pose for hours, days, weeks, and sometimes…Details
Be a Great Photographer of Your Art in 2 minutes with Segmation SegPlay® PC (see more details here) It’s important to take good photos of your Art for many reasons. Photos of your work will be used for several purposes: To show your work to prospective galleries To display on your website To use on…Details
Many people attribute the shimmering, swirling colors and bold, choppy brushwork in Vincent van Gogh’s paintings to his lifelong battle with mental illness. Although his world-famous paintings now sell for millions, during his life van Gogh lived and worked in poverty, surviving on financial assistance from his devoted brother Theo. At times, van Gogh was…Details
When you think of “abstract art”, what pops into your mind? A jumble of shapes on a canvas? Art that resembles spilled paint? How about paintings with lots of color? The strong use of color is one of the most prominent features of abstract art, but it’s not necessary to use a variety of colors…Details
Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC released (see more details here) Clouds are visible masses of water droplets which are suspended over in the Earth’s atmosphere. Clouds are classified in various groups depending on their altitude, structural appearance, and coloration. Cirrocumulus, Cirrostratus, Altocumulus, Altostratus, Stratocumulus, Stratus, Cumulus, Nimbostratus, Cumulonimbus, and Cumulus are the most common names…Details
Look around you. The buildings, the streets, the trees – they all look pretty much the same, day after day, don’t they? So much so, that you probably got to the point where you don’t really notice your surroundings anymore, other than to get from Point A to Point B, or to admire an occasional…Details
Visiting art museums can be both fun and daunting. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, for example, contains over 2 million square feet of exhibition space – now that’s a lot of art! With room upon room filled with treasures from various civilizations, a visit to a major museum such as the Met is certainly an…Details
Yellow is one of the three primary colors, which means it is often used in painting – from capturing the warm rays of a golden sun, to a field full of sunflowers, to the flickering flames of fire. Here is an overview of some of the most common yellow pigments you’ll use when painting: Yellow…Details