How to Enjoy the Plein Air Painting Experience

July 10, 2017

Have you heard about plein air painting? It’s an art technique that has been used by famous masters like Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

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5 Art Pieces That Will Make You Feel Patriotic

July 03, 2017

Looking at fine art is fun and an excellent opportunity for us to reflect on the courage, sacrifice, and triumph of the Founding Fathers of the United States this Independence Day weekend.

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7 Easy and Fun Ways to Display Art

June 26, 2017

Decorating your home with art can be as creative as the content in the artwork itself! You don’t have to do anything fancy to make it look good in a room, either.

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What is Underpainting?

June 21, 2017

Underpainting, toning, imprimatura, open grisaille, closed grisaille, ebauche, color wash, dead coloring. All of these terms describe paint layers artists apply before the final visible strokes in artworks.

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5 Pieces of Art that Will Warm Your Heart and Honor Dad

June 14, 2017

Dads, stepdads, grandfathers, and father figures – they’re all important people who have guided us in our lives. They’ve helped us tie our shoes, taught us how to play sports, and showed us how to succeed in the world by thinking for ourselves.

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6 Delightful Outer Banks Places That Will Make You Want to Paint

June 07, 2017

Traveling to scenic places is a popular way for artists to fuel their painting inspiration. But what if you don’t have the means to fly to France or Italy?

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What Does Memorial Day Look Like in Art?

May 29, 2017

Depictions of the military in artwork have been recorded by war artists in the United States since the first Revolutionary War. These special artists documented the visual aspects of war that were difficult to capture in written journals and historical accounts. 

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6 Things You Need to Know About Storing Miniature Art

May 11, 2017

Whether it’s a growing collection of your favorite artist or an inventory of your own artwork, storing miniature art is a simple task that’s often taken for granted. But did you know there are certain things you can do to prolong the life of your minis before storing them?

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