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Oil Painting

“There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.” Pablo Picasso  Painting in oil colors is a medium that consists of pigments suspended in drying oils. Oil painting provides a unique fusion of tones and colors. It makes it an outstanding […]
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Acrylic Painting

“As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.” Vincent van Gogh  How to start with acrylic painting? Acrylic colors are versatile and vibrant and thus, it could be painted on almost anything. They are relatively affordable. Acrylic Paints are fast drying paints. They can be used directly from […]
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Art Therapy

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” -Joseph Chilton Pearce Under this process, one tends to explore and observe emotions through the creation of art. It is a therapeutic technique, which works on the concept that creative expression can help cherish healing and mental wellbeing. Art therapy is a liberating process as there are […]
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Art at school

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Pablo Picasso  Art has been made a mandatory part of school curriculum. It is a compliment to the sciences and humanities taught through school. It develops a student’s mind to understand the different disciplines by exposing him to new and engaging ideas. Art classes […]
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Applications of Sketching

“The artist’s world is limitless.  It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away.  It is always on his doorstep.” Paul Strand  It involves making sketches of any live model who keeps changing poses every minute. It usually implies a quick and loosely drawn work. It can be usually referred to as something that requires […]
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Colors and Art

“Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment.” Claude Monet  “What color is that?” Isn’t this the most intriguing question amongst human beings. With the clothes we wear, food we eat, homes, accessories, everything around us needs to be color dependent. Colors are the first thing that a viewer notices in a painting, but there is always more to it. It […]
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Origin and History of Warli Painting

“A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.” Michelangelo  This is a tribal form of art practiced by “Warli” / “Varli” tribe of the north Maharashtra and borders of Gujarat. Traditionally the art was only done on the walls of the houses during weddings and various festive seasons. The exact origin of this art form hasn’t been discovered […]
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Art through a story

“Art is about paying attention.” -Laurie Anderson Amongst the various ways to connect to art, the most important one is through a story. This method is smoothnot only for the artist, but also for every individual who is unaware of the narrative. Narrations help the world to see the art and connect to it in an uncomplicated manner. It helps […]
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How to learn art without textbook?

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”-Pablo Picasso Art is all about creativity and so learning art shouldn’t be boring. Here are some ways to learn art without using a textbook. Videos This is a great way to learn about art. Since, it is a visual form, it becomes easy to interpret the […]
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Principles of Art

 “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas   The elements of art and principles of art are the foundation of art. As talked about in the earlier blog, elements of art are visual tools used by an artist to compose art. Principles of art on the other hand show how an artist uses those elements […]
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