Articles by December, 2014

7 Quick Landscape Composition Guidelines
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7 Quick Landscape Composition Guidelines

by Administrator on Dec 10, 2014

Visit most any photo site on the web, and the vast majority of images you'll see are of people, nature and architecture. These are the overarching topics that are then subdivided - people in foreign lands, formal portraiture, kids, etc. / landscapes, seascapes, wildlife, etc. / cityscapes, isolated iconic buildings, close ups of buildings and their reflections, etc. While the text and sample images of this article focus on landscapes, the same principles can be applied to most of the listed subjects above. So study the following hints and tips and think how you can substitute Subject A, B, or C into each. It's All About the Light: The most dramatic light occurs at sunrise and sunset. The color is warm, it reveals shape and texture due to the low angle, and if there are clouds, the colors can be spectacular. While being out at sunset isn't much of a sacrifice, getting up at the crack of dawn can be a struggle. But if you don't, you'll miss some of the best light of ... Continue reading →

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Drawing Basics: Do This To Advance Your Art

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Essential Pastel Techniques: Turn Your Pastel Painting Problems Into Beautiful Paintings!

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Pastel Pointers | The Need for Feedback

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For Taylor Swift, the Future of Music Is a Love Story

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How Music Affects Teens

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Review: Anne LeBaron's unexpected body of work can amaze at REDCAT

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The Art of Humor in Advertising

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The Highwaymen, A School of African-American Artists Who Hawked Their Work On the Side of the Road

The Highwaymen, A School of African-American Artists Who Hawked Their Work On the Side of the Road

by Administrator on Dec 11, 2014

FLORIDA. It was an era when most African Americans in Fort Pierce were relegated to working in kitchens or fields, when Jim Crow prevented them from using the same water fountains as whites, and few, if any, black artists could be found in history books. Despite the obstacles, a loose group of creative and entrepreneurial African Americans dared to break the bounds of poverty and segregation by capturing the rugged natural beauty that they saw around them. With quick strokes of their brushes and swift sweeps of bold colors with palette knives, they captured vibrant coastal sunsets framed by palms, royal Poinciana trees in flaming red bloom, and interior wetlands touched by egrets, ibis, and roseate spoonbills. Since most galleries in the 1950s and 1960s refused to sell African-American art, these artists sold their creations for about twenty-five dollars apiece out of the trunks of their cars along Florida’s Atlantic coast. They went door to door at white-owned businesses ... Continue reading →

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World of Wisdomly Words
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World of Wisdomly Words

by Administrator on Dec 11, 2014

World of Wisdomly Words What do you think about when you hear the word “wisdom” coming out of someone’s mouth? Perhaps, you just look at them dumb-foundedly because you’re not sure of it’s true meaning. Continue reading →

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