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in Creativity, Painting
We show you how to let yourself be conducted by your own inner experiences.
in artistravel international news, Creativity, Travel
When you are going on an art holiday, there are some essentials you will certainly miss if you forgot them. People learn from past mistakes, but in order not to regret not taking some stuff with you and end up missing them (as it is of importance to keeping organised on an art holiday)…here is a list of 7 items essentially to take with you!
in artistravel international news, Artists, Creativity, Travel, Painting
Picturesque landscapes with flourishing sceneries, tranquil little towns with ancient flair next to big cities filled with historic and timeless atmospheres, the coastline along the most beautiful sceneries. Vitality. Culinary delights. Romance. “La Dolce Vita”, meaning to literally live “the sweet life”. All this and way more makes Italy one of the most beloved travel-destinations – and justifiably so. The ideal destination for every art lover!
in artistravel international news, Artists, Painting
Wouldn’t it sound spectacular to be awarded with the People’s Choice Award for “Best Artist of the Year”? Well. Happy to announce that this year’s winner of this category is nobody else but our lovely tutor [Jo Pickering](http://www.artistravel.eu/en/tutors/jo-pickering)! This is, by the way, not her first and only award – but the latest.
in Creativity, Painting, Sketching
The internet is full of challenges. Lots of people doing…well… lots of things that lead nowhere and seem to be brought into the virtual life as a result of attempting to cure boredom. But today we are talking about a challenge for artists, a challenge that speaks to everyone who likes to be creative with pen, pencil or brush – a challenge that will make you develop improve your creativity: Welcome to Inktober!
in Artists, Creativity, Travel, Painting
“The creations of an artist are a combination of knowledge and experience, a result of what you feel, what you learn and practise. The clarity of light in Kefalonia has influenced the way I perceive color. It is so wild and strong that stretches all colors to their limits. . ."
There is a saying that you can ask anyone who has travelled through Tuscany about their favourite town and their answer will most likely be: Siena. And for reasons! Siena is the definition of “romantic little town”, it is small, but lively, yet less crowded than big towns like Florence for instance. It remains with a charm that only Tuscany can offer and is difficult to put in words – but you will know the feeling and vibes once you have been there!
in Creativity, Sketching
Looking for tips to improve your art? In this monthly installment, we've collected tips and tricks that we think you'll find helpful.
in artistravel international news, Artists, Creativity, Travel, Painting, Sketching
A well-executed portrait is expected to show the inner essence of the subject (from the artist's point of view) or a flattering representation, not just a literal likeness. As Aristotle stated, "The aim of Art is to present not the outward appearance of things, but their inner significance; for this, not the external manner and detail, constitutes true reality."
in Artists, Creativity
People who appreciate art but are not specially trained or skilled regarding analysing art, may wonder whether they have an “incorrect” interpretation of a piece of art. But can there really be such a thing as a “wrong opinion” on something?