Contemporary Art: 200 of the World’s Most Groundbreaking Artists

Jetzt kaufen This veritable Who’s Who of contemporary art—now in a new format and fully updated—contains 200 of the most influential, widely exhibited, and talented artists. Spanning 40 years, the list ranges from Lucian Freud, Louise Bourgeois, and Jasper Johns to Ai WeiWei, Subodh Gupta, Matthew Barney, Damien Hirst, and Tracey Emin. Insightful biographies, with […]

Mizuhiki – The Japanese Art of Knot Tying

Mizuhiki is the traditional Japanese art of knot tying. It is made by tightly winding washi (japanese paper) into a thin cord, then using that cord to tie a series of knots.  Sometimes the individual cords are adhered to one another to make a wide strip and then knotted.The mizuhiki knots and cords create intricate […]

Western Art – Neo-Primitivism – A Contemporary Edge to Primitvism

Neo-Primitivism – The History After Russian painter and art theorist Aleksandr Shevchenko published his book ‘Neo-Primitivism’ in 1913, a completely new genre in art was formed with the same name. However, other accounts suggest vice-versa. According to them, Neo-Primitivism began much earlier, with its official launching in 1909, at the third ‘Golden Fleece Exhibition.’ The […]

HOW TO PAINT A WINE BOTTLE by Peter Kotka

How to Paint a Wine Bottle Fine Wine Art has been produced by Peter for the past 30 years. Here he shows you the basics of painting a bottle.  DRAW YOUR OUTLINE WINE BOTTLE IMAGE IN ONE COLOUR. I USED BLUE. SELECT A PALETTE OF BURNT SIENNA, ULTRAMARINE BLUE, YELLOW OCHRE AND TITANIUM WHITE. THEN ROUGH […]

Where Did Manga Come From?

While Manga seems to be growing ever more popular, which often leads many to believe that it’s a relatively modern creation it’s actually been around (in its early form) for over a thousand years. The tradition of telling stories with a series of sequential images has been a part of Japanese culture long before what […]

Japanese Art (World of Art)

Jetzt kaufen “A long-needed presentation of Japanese art that concisely offers inclusive coverage from prehistoric times to the twentieth century.” ―Choice The uniqueness of Japanese culture rests on the fact that, throughout its history, Japan has continually taken, adapted, and transformed diverse influences―whether from Korea, China, and the South Seas, or Europe and America―into distinct […]

Utamaro and His Five Woodblock Masterpieces of Women

One of the dominating themes in the history of art anywhere in the world has always been female beauty. Parodoxically, few artists are primarily identified with this theme. A major exeption is the Japanese artist Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) who dedicated is whole artistic life exploring this beauty. He specialized in the posture, the character, the softness […]

How to Paint your Own Motorcycle

———- Motorcycle and chopper painting tutorial PAINT AND PREP SUPPLIES Reducer Plastic Filler Flowable Putty Epoxy primer Epoxy Sealer Base color Paint Clear Coat 80,120,400,600,1500,2000 grit wet/dry sandpaper IMPROVISED PAINT BOOTH If you’re like me, you don’t have the luxury of a down-draft spray booth in your shop. Here’s what I did. I cleaned out […]

Where Did Manga Come From?

While Manga seems to be growing ever more popular, which often leads many to believe that it’s a relatively modern creation it’s actually been around (in its early form) for over a thousand years. The tradition of telling stories with a series of sequential images has been a part of Japanese culture long before what […]

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