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The Online Art Gallery

June 12th, 2013 5:04 am

If you have ever visited an art gallery, you might have noticed that people move very slowly around the gallery. They don’t walk though the gallery too fast and instead slowly appreciate the work of an artist. However, it might not be possible for all to visit art galleries due to time constraints or various personal reasons. Whatever be your reason of not visiting an art gallery, you can easily appreciate the online artworks.

There are many websites that can make you feel as if you are walking around a real art gallery. All you need to know is the URL of the website of an art gallery. You can browse through different web pages and appreciate the artwork of various artists from around the world.

Online art galleries are emerging today as the place to buy and sell art. It is putting old fashioned local art galleries out of business. With an online art gallery, artwork is displayed across the entire world for everyone to see. With local art galleries, your artwork is displayed to only potential buyers locally in which societal and cultural factors play a huge part in a persons buying decision. Also on online art galleries, you can buy a piece of art for the same cost a local art gallery gets it for by buying directly from the artists.

With just click of a mouse of your computer, you enter into an online art gallery that can take your imagination to everywhere. You just need to sit back and enjoy the show presented by online art galleries and buy artwork at the click a mouse. Most of the online art galleries provide active customer support that can answer your all queries.

Roses Are Favourite Flower To Paint

September 20th, 2012 7:00 am

Roses are a fascinating flower to study and paint and there are many, many forms that the aspiring decorative painter can learn to paint and over time, master. Stroke roses are the dream of many beginning decorative painters!

Roses have been a universally favourite flower to paint – artisans and fine artists alike have incorporated the rose in their designs for centuries. They have been the primary subject matter in almost all traditional folk art – in Bauernmalerei there is the Tolzer rose, in French folk art, the Montpellier rose and the Strasbourg rose. The Rococo rose too is well-known. In some cases such as Hindeloopen, roses were painted naively and in others such as Zhostovo, they looked more realistic.

All of these roses, however, had one thing in common – they were all painted using round brush strokes.

Over time the flat brush technique for painting roses was developed and the predominant technique used in painting stroke roses in contemporary decorative painting today is double-loading using a flat or angle brush. Some decorative artists have also developed techniques of painting a stroke rose using a triple-loaded flat or angle brush.

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