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Feast Your Eyes on the Making of a Mural. Style (visual arts) In the visual arts, style is a "...distinctive manner which permits the grouping of works into related categories.

Style (visual arts)

"[1] or "...any distinctive, and therefore recognizable, way in which an act is performed or an artifact made or ought to be performed and made. "[2] It refers to the visual appearance of a work of art that relates it to other works by the same artist or one from the same period, training, location, "school", art movement or archaeological culture: "The notion of style has long been the art historian's principal mode of classifying works of art. By style he selects and shapes the history of art".[3] 30 Artist Names You Are Probably Pronouncing Wrong. Art history is tough.

30 Artist Names You Are Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Not only is it difficult to keep in check the movements (Abstract Expressionist or Minimalism?) , media (wait, is that oil paint or pastel?) And masterpieces (erm, "Venus of Urbino" or "Rokeby Venus"?) , it's nearly IMPOSSIBLE to pronounce most artists' names. We'll be the first to admit -- daunting names like Eadweard Muybridge, Jan van Eyck and Albrecht Dürer have sent our tongues into a fit of stupor. So, to help our readers navigate through the mess of tangled names that is art history, we've put together our suggested guide to sounding smart in front of your friends correctly pronouncing those pesky monikers. Walk Inside a Surrealist Salvador Dalí Painting with This 360º Virtual Reality Video.

Click on the arrows to get the full 360 degree experience.

Walk Inside a Surrealist Salvador Dalí Painting with This 360º Virtual Reality Video

I felt as impressed as everyone else did when I saw my first 360-degree video, the technology that allows viewers to "look" in any direction they wish. But most of the 360-degree videos that became popular early simply demonstrated the concept, and as much astonishment as the experience of the concept alone can generate, even more excitement came from thinking about the technology's potential. It hasn't taken long for 360-degree videos to look beyond virtual reality — indeed, to look all the way to virtual surreality, as envisioned by perhaps the best-known surrealist of them all, Salvador Dalí. A Multi-Colored Sprinkler Paints On-demand Rainbows. Photo © Edwin Deen Photo © Niels Post Photo © Ampelhaus Have a blank white room in need of an instant color treatment?

A Multi-Colored Sprinkler Paints On-demand Rainbows

Eric Joyner. Blog: An Analog Drawing Project About Personal Data - Doodlers Anonymous. I forget how I stumbled upon this, but it's one of my favorite things to have discovered this year.

Blog: An Analog Drawing Project About Personal Data - Doodlers Anonymous

Dear Data is a year-long drawing project between two women, who get to know one another by exchanging postcards with hand-drawn data visualizations. Each week they choose a new topic, from a week of complaints or compliments to a week of desires or smiling at strangers. They begin collecting the data, it's slow, methodical, detailed, insightful and often bringing to life hidden patterns. Every postcard includes a drawing on the front, while the back includes the key to reading and deciphering it. Botanical Portraits - Album on Imgur. Circle animals by Tom Anders - Album on Imgur. Draw a Box: A structured approach to the fundamentals of drawing. SHORT: Joan Jonas: Drawings. About This episode features Joan Jonas drawing in her Manhattan studio, and on stage at the Umeå Jazz Festival in Sweden.

SHORT: Joan Jonas: Drawings

"Drawing is like practicing the piano, because the first ones that I do often don't come out so I have to practice," says Jonas who handicaps herself by attaching her ink brushes and oil sticks to long rods or branches. Creativity...that's what makes an artist to me. Why did we evolve to appreciate beauty? – Mohan Matthen. In every culture on Earth, people decorate their possessions and themselves, and enjoy visual art.

Why did we evolve to appreciate beauty? – Mohan Matthen

They stare in awe at vast landscapes and the starry sky, and they sing and dance, and make instrumental music. Why? The answer seems obvious: it gives them pleasure. But why should it? What benefit does the capacity for aesthetic pleasure bestow on the human organism? We know that aesthetic pleasure isn’t just a drive, like hunger or sexual desire. Popular now. Packaging Paintings. Art 2 Students - Ms. McCart's Art Classes. Postcards for Ants: A 365-Day Miniature Painting Project by Lorraine Loots. Postcards for Ants is an ongoing painting project by Cape Town artist Lorraine Loots who has been creating a miniature painting every single day since January 1, 2013.

Postcards for Ants: A 365-Day Miniature Painting Project by Lorraine Loots

The artist works with paint brushes, pencils, and bare eyes to render superbly detailed paintings scarcely larger than a small coin. GEHS Art Department Website! Alexander Calder. Alexander "Sandy" Calder was born into a family of renowned artists who encouraged him to create from a very young age.

Alexander Calder

As a boy, he had his own workshop where he made toys for himself and his sister. He received a degree in mechanical engineering in 1919, but soon after decided to pursue a career as an artist. Calder attended classes at the Art Students League in New York from 1923 to 1926, supporting himself by working as an illustrator. DIY Vinyl Wall Art. I live in an apartment and dig doing large-scale art.

DIY Vinyl Wall Art

Andre Amador's Playa Paintings are Sandy Works of Art. If you live in San Francisco, California, then you may be lucky enough to come across the art of Andres Amador. He doesn't paint or sculpt. He prefers a medium that is temporary but absolutely beautiful: a sandy beach at low tide. He uses a rake to create works of art that can be bigger than 100,000 sq. ft. He spends hours creating these intricate masterpieces, knowing that the tide will soon come in and wash away his work forever. Incredible Art Department. I've never taken art classes, but I love drawing, so I do it as much as I can. Here are some pictures of my drawing book. Kostas Kiriakakis. If you are in a shell... Cubism. A primary influence that led to Cubism was the representation of three-dimensional form in the late works of Paul Cézanne, which were displayed in a retrospective at the 1907 Salon d'Automne.[3] In Cubist artwork, objects are analyzed, broken up and reassembled in an abstracted form—instead of depicting objects from one viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context.[4] Conception and origins[edit] Pablo Picasso, 1909-10, Figure dans un Fauteuil (Seated Nude, Femme nue assise), oil on canvas, 92.1 x 73 cm, Tate Modern, London Cubism began between 1907 and 1911.

Pablo Picasso's 1907 painting Les Demoiselles d'Avignon has often been considered a proto-Cubist work. Drawspace: Now everyone can draw. Register. The 13 Kinds Of Tattoos We All Wanted In 2013.