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How To Go About Landscape Paintings

- - Sanny Tendilla

By Guadalupe Edwards


For someone interested in landscape paintings, there are several things that have to be taken into consideration before you get started. The most important among all of the considerations is for you to decide what will be your viewpoint.

The place which you choose to set up your easel is very important for you to get the most out of your art. This may be something that is fairly obvious, but not many people take time to decide on the best place to view the scenery. People just settle for the first place that they spot instead of taking time to survey the landscape.

The reason why one needs to find the perfect spot is because where you stand will influence what you will be able to see and the angle with which you are able to take in the view before you.

For example, if you want to paint a bay, you can do one painting form the car park or another from a slipway. Obviously one painting will be different from the other because of the different viewpoints, and the difference will be in how you see the fishing hut for instance, or the watchtower.

In fact, there are some elements of the scene that may not be obvious to you from a certain viewpoint, and this is the reason why you need to choose the perfect location for your art work. For instance when you stand at a particular location in the little bay, the side of the cliff may get more prominence or the rocky shore may stand out.

Painting is a wonderful pastime and it can be made even more so if one is able to choose spectacular scenery. Since scenery provides so much to see someone can use what is known as a viewfinder for landscape paintings.




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The Banksy Rat

- - Sanny Tendilla

By Alyssa Simon


Banksy is an extremely well-liked artist all through the globe, and many of his pieces have common motifs that reoccur in many works, which includes the infamous rat. Banksy has risen above the Bristol underground in reputation and nowadays is known as the most influential street artist from the twentieth century all about the world due to the fact he revolutionized the way graffiti was made, customizing the stencil technique to allow him to mass generate his street art.

He was not just limited to the streets, although; Banksy also produced canvas works, and now, his art might be identified on t-shirts, posters, and also a variety of other mediums.

His original art is uncommon and incredibly pricey. A great deal of his original canvas pieces function rats, which were subjects of a lot fascination to Banksy for reasons unknown towards the public. Banksy's most famous art piece featuring a rat is called the Anarchist Rat, which portrays a rat wearing a banner displaying his assistance for anarchy.

This symbolized Banksy's admiration for anarchy. In Barbican, you are able to discover a rat using a lock around his neck along with the words "London Doesn't Work." A few of his art pieces have been painted over, but several of them have been painted more than to commemorate the artist as opposed to covering him up, such as the one along a motorway that had an added caption saying "This Just isn't A Race."

The rat doesn't just serve as a companion towards the powerful slogans Banksy comes up with; he also plays a variety of other roles, such as Liverpool Rat, Gansta Rat, and Radar Rat. Stencils and t-shirts of his rat art might be found on the web, or you can make your own.

Banksy's rats are extremely popular, and original artworks are outrageously costly. It may well just be a rat, but Banksy portrays them although adding a not so subtle message via the circumstances in which he puts them as well as the slogans he puts them next to. With anti-establishment, anti-religion, and anti-government undertones, Banksy art is usually to be cherished by every person.

Unfortunately, you will find only countless of these rat prints in the world, and because the demand rises, the availability will fall severely, as if it's not bad sufficient that these precious prints are costly adequate as it is. Banksy makes use of rats to portray the corruption and challenges going on in the world, and these pieces are extremely striking.




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