How much can you handle? The constant stream of shocking images, lurid headlines, and ongoing updates has left many of us feeling overwhelmed and afraid. But is this flood of information truly making us safer, or is it doing more harm than good? The flood of information is much more dangerous than we realize.… Surfing the FLOOD of Information
Category: THOUGHTS ON ART & PAINTING
How to be a good newbie?
How to be a good newbie is a question that people should ask, especially when they are starting out in a new field or trying to learn something new.… How to be a good newbie?
Why do people like different art?
Why do people like different art? It is not uncommon for someone to have a preference for a certain style or genre of art, but it is also not uncommon for someone to appreciate and enjoy a wide range of art forms.… Why do people like different art?
What are self-portraits for?
“What are self-portraits for?” This is a question that has likely been asked by artists and art lovers alike throughout history. At first glance, self-portraiture may seem like a narcissistic pursuit, a way for artists to indulge their ego and showcase their own image. But upon closer examination, it becomes clear that self-portraiture serves a much deeper and more meaningful purpose.… What are self-portraits for?
Will Climate Change Kill Us All?
Are we doomed to a future of environmental catastrophe and global disaster as a result of climate change? Or is there hope for humanity to adapt and overcome this challenge, as we have done throughout history?… Will Climate Change Kill Us All?
Close connection to your subjects
Have you ever wondered about the life and artistic approach of Andrew Wyeth, the American painter known for his realist style and close connection to his subjects? In the following text, we delve into Wyeth’s background, his approach to painting, and his lasting legacy as an artist. And find out how you get a closer connection to your subjects to create a deeper paintings.… Close connection to your subjects
“Which artworks did we forget to create?”
The question “Which artworks did we forget to create?”touches on the idea that there may be countless artworks that have not yet been imagined by humans, waiting to be discovered in the “white spaces” of our collective knowledge and understanding.… “Which artworks did we forget to create?”
Can a machine be an artist?
Can a machine truly be considered an artist, or is the human element of emotion and self-expression essential to the creation of true art? This question presents a thought-provoking dilemma that touches on some of the key themes and arguments discussed in the text, and it invites the reader to consider their own beliefs and opinions on the matter.… Can a machine be an artist?
A diet for artists that has nothing to do with food
Light as a painting subject
Claude Monet – Cathedrale di Rouen
No matter the style, learn the basics
Painting ordinary things and why this is special
Can art have a practical purpose?
Should we copy to learn to draw and paint?
Why thinking about talent is useless and what you should do instead.
When is a painting finished?
One reason why sketchbooks are great
How to think beyond the picture frame?
Don’t read this if you are a self-taught artist.
A painting divided in half
Do not ask yourself these two questions when you create art
“Non finito” is an Italian term for “not finished”. It is mainly used in sculpture, but can also be applied to any other form of work.
Especially Michelangelo and Auguste Rodin are…… Non finito