Getting to know about paint sprayer

1.Types of paint sprayers Three different types of paint sprayers are available in the market.   Conventional paint sprayers: Conventional paint sprayers use compressed air to provide a smooth finish. Some models come with air compressor while others don’t have a built-in air compressor but you can hook an external compressor. These paint sprayers can be tricky to learn but […]

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Paintings From Photographs

Artists are making photography part of their artistic process. One artist projects photographs directly onto his canvas and traces the image. Another technique involves printing the photograph on the canvas. Yet other artists photocopy the photograph to enlarge it and thereby get better resolution. In 1827, photography was invented when Joseph Niepce produced images upon a metal plate–and many thought […]

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Painting as an Art

BECAUSE Richard Wollheim’s thesis is a worthy one–that there are universals in art–I had hoped to like this book. The circumstances of its publication–that it consisted of the prestigious Mellon Lectures of 1984; that the Princeton University Press had surpassed itself in the beauty of the book’s production–promised an edifying experience in the realm of my favorite subject, old pictures. […]

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Painting everyday life

A watercolor artists describes his attempts to capture scenes of people in everyday situations. He often uses a camera to record subjects for future watercolors. He paints directly on paper after creating a preliminary graphite drawing. My favorite subjects are scenes of old Victorian houses and people in everyday situations. With the latter, I have a special affinity for depicting […]

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