Category Archive: Arts and Entertainment

Jan 10

Silk Painting Can Be Made Into A Profitable Business

It is difficult to make a living from art, even silk painting. Most artists work towards an exhibition where they can display and sell their art. But as the gallery usually gets 33% and the framer gets 33%, there is only 33% for the artist and it may have taken them a year to paint …

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Jan 10

Three Ways Make Money Painting Murals

Mural painting is something that has been used throughout the ages by professionals and amateurs alike to publicly display their individual attitudes, a current theme or outlook on life. It is a colorful way to both express ourselves and the times we live in. It seems that most mural artwork these days is more like …

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Jan 10

How to Spend More Time Painting and Less Time Marketing

In the unforgiving world of art, a painting marketing plan can add the spark necessary to bolster a business and make it successful. With so much competition, it’s a bit daunting to get off the ground. However, in order to achieve prosperity, it is essential for the artist to have a definitive plan of attack …

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Jan 10

Drywall Repair – How to Make an Extra $300, $600 and More Per Week Specializing in Drywall Repair

If you have been a house painter for very long you have undoubtedly come into some form of drywall repair on every interior painting job. As a matter of fact, if you don’t get good at mastering drywall repair, your painting jobs will not be as professional as they could be. In this article I …

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Jan 10

Painting Business Marketing Tips and Ideas

Marketing is an important part of running a successful painting business. No matter how good you are at doing professional paint work, it won’t help you if you don’t have a marketing strategy in place to promote and sell the services that you offer. In this article we look at how effective painting business marketing …

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Jan 10

How To Get a Truly Unique Work of Modern Art for Your Home

If you’re still searching for that one perfect piece of modern art for your home but can’t find it in stores or galleries, consider a more direct route: commission a work yourself. Commissioning a new work from an artist can bring your home’s level of beauty, sophistication and style up to never before seen standards. …

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Jan 10

Fine Art – The Deep Meaning of Painting

Fine art is translated from the French term “beaux arts” which means that it originated from France. This art form does not only include visual paintings. Nowadays it includes sculptures, photography, opera, poetry, acting, drawings and music. When you consider this wide scope, you will start to realize that there is much more to it. …

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Jan 10

Can Colors Really Escape a Painting? A Review of What “Fugitive” Colors Means

You were so proud of your watercolor painting of some roses. You had achieved a good drawing as a foundation to the painting. You loved the composition and how it encompassed the picture plane.. The light spread across the roses giving you just the effect you were after in balancing shadows from very dark to …

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Jan 10

Short Introduction to Salvador Dali’s Painting “The Persistence of Memory”

Salvador Dali’s The Persistence of Memory is one of his most cherished works from a prolific lifetime. It was painted in 1931 long after he attended art school in Madrid and Barcelona. His early work throughout his education reflects an unusual aptitude for a wide variety of styles. In the 1930’s Dali’s unparalleled ability as …

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Jan 10

Strokes, Swipes and Sweeps: Movement in Contemporary Still Life Paintings

Still Life is a class of paintings that goes back centuries, with well-known artists including Monet, Picasso, and Van Gogh. The subject of still life paintings has changed over time, but still life is still an imperative part of contemporary art. And one of the most important aspects of still life paintings is movement. While …

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