• Who was Vincent van Gogh?

    Best answer: Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art
    Best answer: Vincent Willem van Gogh was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art
    8 answers · 1 week ago
  • Is it illegal to paint your body black with neon stripes? I have heard painting a white person black is not cool, however its for neon?

    Best answer: Uhm no not really unless your going out and impersonating black person.like out in the hood and yo wut up N****
    Best answer: Uhm no not really unless your going out and impersonating black person.like out in the hood and yo wut up N****
    5 answers · 3 days ago
  • Who are some great contemporary artists?

    I do not like Jeff Koons, I understand that a lot of what he does is a commentary on kitsch and pop art but truly it doesn't really speak to me. Frank Stella, on the other hand, I think is quite good. Ryan McGinley, Chapelle and Lagrange are good photographers and Anish Kapoor is, in my opinion, an excellent... show more
    I do not like Jeff Koons, I understand that a lot of what he does is a commentary on kitsch and pop art but truly it doesn't really speak to me. Frank Stella, on the other hand, I think is quite good. Ryan McGinley, Chapelle and Lagrange are good photographers and Anish Kapoor is, in my opinion, an excellent sculptor. Malcolm Liepke, a good painter. But what are some other strong contemporary artists? Primarily on the figurative side. I've seen way too many abstract and geometric art.
    7 answers · 1 week ago
  • Cleaning walls after painting?

    I painting over dirty walls without cleaning the dirt off first. Now that the paint is dry, there is dark spots on the wall where I painted over the wall. Is there anyway I can remove these dark spots?
    I painting over dirty walls without cleaning the dirt off first. Now that the paint is dry, there is dark spots on the wall where I painted over the wall. Is there anyway I can remove these dark spots?
    5 answers · 1 week ago
  • OK, finished. What do you think?

    OK, finished. What do you think?

    Best answer: That's good Vinnie.
    Best answer: That's good Vinnie.
    4 answers · 7 days ago
  • How much could I sell this 35 x 45" painting for?

    How much could I sell this 35 x 45" painting for?

    My college art prof. wants me to try and sell it to someone who expressed interest in a different painting of mine but wanted something larger. She tells us to sell things for $500 but I feel like that's way too high, especially for my work. Would it be a good idea to state the price im asking in the initial... show more
    My college art prof. wants me to try and sell it to someone who expressed interest in a different painting of mine but wanted something larger. She tells us to sell things for $500 but I feel like that's way too high, especially for my work. Would it be a good idea to state the price im asking in the initial email I send the potential buyer?
    6 answers · 1 week ago
  • In constructing a digital painting in Photoshop, is using a photo (from Google Images) as a background (for the painting) cheating?

    Best answer: There is plagiarism/copyright violation. Beyond that there is no such thing as cheating in art.
    Best answer: There is plagiarism/copyright violation. Beyond that there is no such thing as cheating in art.
    5 answers · 1 week ago
  • Why is the Mona Lisa portrait so popular?

    Best answer: Because it gets people mentally involved in the painting. A good painting is a story that invokes emotions and questions. There's a mystery about Mona Lisa.
    Best answer: Because it gets people mentally involved in the painting. A good painting is a story that invokes emotions and questions. There's a mystery about Mona Lisa.
    8 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • When you frame your art, how do you save on it?

    If you buy the frame it seems more expensive than making your own? Or do you use any particular shops?
    If you buy the frame it seems more expensive than making your own? Or do you use any particular shops?
    1 answer · 1 week ago
  • I have to paint a large painting, I have no ideas?

    I'm more of a drawer, but for xmas I got a massive canvas and was told to paint something. I don't know what to do because I'm not really good at painting. Should I just wing it and follow a Bob Ross show? Should I bury it in our backyard? If it turns out horrific then I will be doomed to a life of... show more
    I'm more of a drawer, but for xmas I got a massive canvas and was told to paint something. I don't know what to do because I'm not really good at painting. Should I just wing it and follow a Bob Ross show? Should I bury it in our backyard? If it turns out horrific then I will be doomed to a life of misery, shame and suffering.
    5 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • How does some artists make so realistic paintings?

    How does some artists make so realistic paintings?

    how do some artists create so realistic paintings which is impossible to tell it is painting or a photograph, what should I do pain like that, I m very bad artist please tell me I have so many so many artists like this and their paintings
    how do some artists create so realistic paintings which is impossible to tell it is painting or a photograph, what should I do pain like that, I m very bad artist please tell me I have so many so many artists like this and their paintings
    4 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • What kind of things people like to see the most in art?

    Best answer: something they never saw before,creative and brilliant
    Best answer: something they never saw before,creative and brilliant
    9 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • How do you protect your painting once finished?

    Best answer: spray fixant from michaels craft store
    Best answer: spray fixant from michaels craft store
    4 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • How to make watercolour dry faster?

    I recently bought some Daler Rowney watercolours and decided to put them in pans. so I filled 12 full pans with the paint and I've waited about a day and a half now and they dont look anywhere near being dry. (I live in England so the weathers pretty dry too) also, if anyone knows why, when I squeezed out... show more
    I recently bought some Daler Rowney watercolours and decided to put them in pans. so I filled 12 full pans with the paint and I've waited about a day and a half now and they dont look anywhere near being dry. (I live in England so the weathers pretty dry too) also, if anyone knows why, when I squeezed out specifically Burnt Sienna, Coeruleum hue and Viridan hue they came out a really thick, clumpy, slightly foamy consistency and I haven't tried them out yet but they look really weird in the pans. please help if you can!
    5 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • Can you reuse a canvas you already painted on?

    I’m interested in learning how to paint. However, I know I’m going to make a ton of mistakes along the way. At the same time, i Don’t want to keep buying a bunch of canvases every time I make a mistake. So I wanted to know if I make a mistake can I paint over the canvas and start from scratch again. How do you... show more
    I’m interested in learning how to paint. However, I know I’m going to make a ton of mistakes along the way. At the same time, i Don’t want to keep buying a bunch of canvases every time I make a mistake. So I wanted to know if I make a mistake can I paint over the canvas and start from scratch again. How do you suggest I got about this? Also, I will be starting out using acrylic paints and following some online beginner tutorials I feel confident I can actually do.
    9 answers · 3 weeks ago