Many cities still consider graffiti to be vandalism. Some people may still think it's an eyesore and should be removed. However, the popular perception of graffiti art appears to be changing.
The key to creating amazing DIY abstract paintings may be a simple tool you already have in your kitchen – the humble spatula. Even better if that spatula is used, chipped or otherwise imperfect - that’s because the spatula is a remarkably useful tool for applying and manipulating acrylic paint on a canvas, opening up a whole new world of artistic possibilities.
One of the hottest trends within the fashion world is the partnership between leading fashion designers and cutting-edge contemporary artists, such as the recent partnership between fashion designer Alexander McQueen and famed artist Damien Hirst. While the phenomenon is currently at its peak – with work from celebrity contemporary artists routinely making their way into popular fashion – it has actually been an important trend for nearly a century.
When we think about art, we typically think about it from a purely technical perspective – the combination of color, line, texture and shape to tell a story. But we don’t think as much about the power of art to uplift the soul, about the power of art to care for others and to celebrate the lives of those we care about deeply, passionately and eternally.
Did you know that you could own the next best thing to original art at a fraction of the price? The answer is giclée prints. Whether you are creating a gallery wall or one larger statement piece, you don’t have to break the bank to invest in a beautiful piece of art for your home or office.