Her Most Famous Painting (Big Raven) – Emily Carr

Described as ‘Canadian Icon,’ painter Emily Carr (1871-1945) was a writer and a leading ‘Expressionist,’ whose works often carried the shades of ‘Impressionism’ and ‘Fauvism.’ She pioneered the artistic representations of Canadian native life, mostly through landscape art. Carr infused life into her art through bold and visionary displays, with accent on green and blue. …

Three Key Features to Look For When Shopping For Vinyl Replacement Windows

You’ve decided on vinyl as your material of choice for your new replacement windows. Unfortunately, not all vinyl windows are created equal. There are many components and processes that can be used to manufacture a vinyl replacement window. This guide pinpoints three specific features to look for when comparison shopping vinyl replacement windows. The FrameA …

Is It A Good Idea To Let Your Spouse Read Your Diary To Show Him How You Feel About His Infidelity?

It is not an overstatement to say that a fifty cent spiral notebook saved my sanity after my husband’s affair. I had journaled off and on since high school, but there had never been another time in my life when releasing my words became so important and so healing. I’ve had people ask me if …

Ten Super Watercolor Painting Tips for Illustrators

“We would like to see examples of your color work,” said the hand-written message on the postcard from an art director at a children’s book publishing house. Uh-Oh. She had liked the black and white art samples I’d sent her, but she zeroed in on my weakness: The painting instruction I’d never quite gotten in …

The Definitive Guide From Photo to Painting

Photo to painting is not a recent practice. It has been in existence since the early 20th century when most world leaders and other prominent upper-class figures commissioned artists to paint their photos on canvas. The practice has gained popularity in recent times as a novel or trendy way of preserving family portraits and photos …

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