Brad Pitt, Angela Merkel and other famous personalities in the paintings of the artist Her Royal Majesty
“Despite the fact that I managed to develop my own style, over time I became interested in Edward Elgar’s musical variations called Enigma. And since my own artistic practice was…

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"Maha dressed" and "Maha nude": How passion flared up around the scandalous paintings of Francisco Goya
Surprisingly, the paintings of the famous Spanish artist, painted at the turn of the enlightened XVIII and XIX century gold, became the causes of scandals until the liberated XX. Despite…

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The story of one picture: How a cat saved a baby during a flood and made history
For a long time, artists of the historical genre, as a rule, laid down real historical events in the plots of their paintings, which is quite logical. So the tragedy…

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City streets and rural expanse on warm watercolors by a Croatian artist

“In my works, I try to achieve balance and harmony between each object, color and mood, so that visually all this arouses great interest and emotion in the viewer, making him a little closer to the complex art called painting,” says Joseph Zbukvich (Joseph Zbukvic ) – a brilliant Croatian watercolourist of our time, whose work does not remain without attention in any country. As if by magic, he writes pacifying landscapes in gentle tones, as well as situational scenes from the lives of people.

His impressive achievements and colossal success are due to the fact that he manages to turn everyday life into a visual poetic language, endearing the hearts of both those who appreciate this style and direction, and those who don’t understand anything about it. After all, often in order to understand something, it is enough to feel with your heart and soul, and not to have unlimited knowledge that you can hardly convey all those sensations that a simple person is experiencing, looking at a serene landscape or moving cars to and fro. rainy streets of cities and countries.

Thanks to his unsurpassed talent in drawing and outstanding skills in the field of art, he succeeds in any technique. However, it was his passion for watercolor that led him to become the true guru of this technique. In addition to the intimate rural and sea motives, he writes the most powerful urban scenes with magnificent architecture, dynamics and turbulent life. Ships moor in a quiet harbor, and fishermen in boats swaying thoughtfully on soft waves, cows peacefully chew juicy grass, and multi-colored crowns, rustling leaves falling from trees, announce that it is autumn with rains and umbrellas, dim car lights and raised up collars coat.

In addition to all this, he is the author of a unique book “Mastering the Atmosphere in Watercolors”, where in detail, step by step, talks about how to paint a picture with the help of a “capricious young lady”, who knows exactly how to behave in one way or another. situations. Joseph leads subtle comparative parallels between paint, tea, coffee, milk, and cream. Explaining it with the fact that it is the only way to understand what consistency should be chosen to create a picture. Light and careless with soft, smooth, without pressure strokes or, on the contrary, thick and juicy, with pronounced lines and strokes, slightly sticky and voluminous in appearance, which you so much want to touch with your finger.

Juan Mira remembers this world as simple and kind as he was in his childhood. In his watercolor works, the artist is nostalgic about past times, while not forgetting about the present.

The personal drama of the French artist Emile Mounier, which inspired him to paint children's portraits
There are not so many painters in the world history of art who dedicated their work to children's portraits. For, in order to capture the lovely naughty and immediate children,…

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As a famous artist, Vasnetsov and his brothers created fabulous furniture for Russian theaters.
Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov - one of the most famous Russian artists, his brother Apollinarius is also known, but rather those who are interested in historical painting and theater. The other…

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"Holy Wives" de Zurbaran: What secrets are kept female portraits of the famous painter of the XVII century
The cycle of female portraits of Francisco de Zurbaran called “Holy Wives” for almost 400 years has attracted the audience not only by masterful painting performance, but also by terrible…

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Pimen Orlov: As an apprentice, the painter became a student of Briullov and one of the best European portrait painters
The history of Russian art knows many names of artists who came from the common people. One of these is the brilliant Russian portrait painter Pimen Nikitich Orlov, a native…

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