Designing Artwork for Websites and Advertising

By on Sep 21, 2013 in Online, Tips

When designing artwork for website development or advertising, you will always need good photo & image editing software. The reason is you will more than likely need to resize, rename, brighten, darken your images, and a host of other edits that are involved when publishing images and artwork designs online. The size of your images has a lot to do with publishing art designs online to websites too. Not so much the actual size of the images length and width, but the size of the file itself in actual kilobytes. You don’t want to publish huge files to websites. This would cause a website to load slowly and have poor performance compared to other websites online. Creating art online is fairly easy to start doing for anyone. Many companies offer free 30 day trials of all products they have. This gives people the chance to get started creating digital art with their computer for...

The Painter Genius Who Cut Off His Own Ear

By on Sep 13, 2013 in Artists

Well known throughout the world to people as, “a tortured genius”. Vincent Van Gogh, who is believed to have cut off his own ear; even though two historians claim that he lost it in a fight with a French artist, who was presumed to be Van Gogh’s friend. No one really knows what exactly happened and Van Gogh was a rather recluse person into his later years of his career as an artist. It is said by most to be true that the disturbed painter presented the severed ear to a prostitute, then went home to sleep, and reportedly nearly bled to death. It could be that the same prostitute Van Gogh handed his own severed ear to. May have saved the artist’s life, by alerting the authorities of the events that had transpired. He was quickly taken to a doctor, where he requested to see his friend Gauguin when he woke up, but Gauguin refused to see him. This is where most...

Creating Art – Oil Based Paintings

By on Sep 1, 2013 in Tips

Creating Art – Oil Based Paintings