One of the most recognizable subjects in Japanese art are the giant waves that lap its shores. These waves have been famously depicted in Hokusai's "The Great Wave off Kanagawa", which is widely regarded to be the most famous ukiyo-e print of all."Japanese Wave Paintings" explores this and other works of Japanese art that depict these gigantic waves, as well as their meanings and history.
Do you have labels that seem almost impossible to remove? I'll share how I removed price stickers and glued paper from a cardboard box with a few tools and simple steps.
How acrylic plastic (Plexiglas) can be used to create home or office furniture and decor along with modern works of art.
Are you an adult? Do you like to color? Are you also an artist? Want to make your own coloring book? It's not as hard as you might think.
The curious art of taxidermy has fascinated societies for centuries, and this macabre past time has gone through many iterations and interpretations, and continues to divide opinion.
If you are looking for a gift that makes a statement (and satisfies a sweet tooth), candy bouquets are sure to hit the spot! Unlike fruit bouquets or floral bouquets, candy bouquets are simple to make and don’t have a quick expiration date. Learn how to whip one together below!
This is the story of the Elephant Parade, its history and development, its aims and objectives, illustrated with images from just one of its world stopovers in the City of Bangkok
Artist, Linda Wages, acquired a God-inspired talent during her later adult years. Her drawings are examples of how our early experiences generate expressions of beauty later in life.
Macrame is an ancient craft, used by fishermen, not only to practice their knots but to pass the time. The same knots are used to make a variety of beautiful items. Learn how to start knotting today.
In this post you are able to view original linocuts created by Peggy Woods as well as descriptions on the documentation sheets accompanying most of the pieces. Learn the process of how linoleum cut art prints (a.k.a. linocuts) are created and printed.
Landscape paintings - or 'shan shui' ("Mountain and water") paintings - have been a part of Chinese art for many thousands of years. They have deep spiritual and political meanings and are an expression of the artist's inner soul. "Chinese Landscape Paintings" takes a look at Chinese landscape paintings throughout the centuries, the basic components of a shan shui painting, and landscape paintings in modern-day Chinese art.
We all know Van Gogh's "Starry Night" and Munch's "The Scream," but few are familiar with these artists' lesser-known works. From dogs to owls, read on to discover 11 of the most surprising and amusing animal paintings by famous artists.
It’s easy to feel drawn to the texture and nuance of a Southwestern landscape. Throughout the day and year, the light hits our exaggerated mountains, plateaus and valleys...
Many cathedrals and churches in Britain have memorial brasses that were set in the stone floors to mark burial places in medieval times. Since Victorian times it has been a popular pastime to make rubbings of these brasses and it can be fun and educational at the same time.