Why it Is Never Too Late to Take an Interest in the Arts

“Life begins at 40.” “50 is the new 30.” There are more opportunities for mature adults these days than ever before, and the fine, practical, and performing arts are most definitely well represented here. Plenty of artists didn’t get started until well into middle age. Grandma Moses did not pick up a paintbrush until sheContinue reading “Why it Is Never Too Late to Take an Interest in the Arts”

Famous Artists Throughout History

It takes a lot for an artist to get credit for their brilliance. Unlike films, art is not something everybody understands. From the Renaissance to the Pop Art movement, here are some of the most famous artists in history whose work has transcended human understanding and made a name for itself. Henri Matisse Henri MatisseContinue reading “Famous Artists Throughout History”

Creating Your Own Art Studio at Home

Being creative, artistic even, is something that everyone should explore. But the greatest complaint of those with a creative streak in them is a lack of space. Making art shouldn’t be confined to a tiny spot, there needs to be freedom to explore. Most of the time, that means doing art within the comforts ofContinue reading “Creating Your Own Art Studio at Home”

How to Develop Your Ideas as an Artist

Artists and creative people in general can have the ideas flowing at times. But those ideas are just that -ideas. It takes a certain ability to develop those ideas into something more fully formed. If you are an artist with a lot of ideas but aren’t sure how to develop them, there are more thanContinue reading “How to Develop Your Ideas as an Artist”

How Museums are Adapting to Survive

The COVID-19 pandemic has had huge impacts on businesses everywhere. One industry that has been greatly impacted are museums. How does a business model based on visitors survive when there is a global pandemic? Museums are being forced to adapt in order to survive. Here are a few of the ways in which they areContinue reading “How Museums are Adapting to Survive”

How to Build an Artist’s Portfolio

Being an artist means creating works all the time. But those works should not be totally random, especially if you plan to follow that artistic path to something more professional. That means creating a portfolio. While that is well and good in theory, you must first know how to create a portfolio. What is anContinue reading “How to Build an Artist’s Portfolio”

The Importance of Art Education

There is some misconception that art is as simple as grabbing a brush or a pencil and seeing where your imagination takes you. And while that is certainly part of the equation, there is a lot more to it. Education is important when it comes to art. It has the potential to create more well-roundedContinue reading “The Importance of Art Education”

How to Use Photography to Create Mixed Media Art

Mixed media art has been growing in popularity these days. Given that photographers and artists are looking to create concept-driven, eye-catching, unique work, it makes all the sense in the world. Given all the creative individuals looking to transform their work, there can be a focus put on photography to create the mixed media artContinue reading “How to Use Photography to Create Mixed Media Art”

How Art Can Improve Heart Health

Art – either creating art or observing art – can benefit the body, brain, and heart. This applies to all kinds of art, including painting and drawing, writing, music, dancing, theater, and more. It also applies regardless of the skill of the artist; it is the process of creating and interpreting art, not artistic technique,Continue reading “How Art Can Improve Heart Health”

The World’s Most Unique Museums to Visit

There are over 500,000 museums worldwide, and each of them has its own secrets and surprises to uncover. But sometimes, you want something that’s a bit off the beaten path, or a place that offers works that you’ve never interacted with before. With that in mind, here are some of the world’s most unique museumsContinue reading “The World’s Most Unique Museums to Visit”

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