creativity

Imagine you are looking at a surface that has been splashed with color. Perhaps it is paper, or an artist’s palette, or a wall. There is blue there, and green, and gray and yellow and red, in varying shades and ...

Art and design – both involve compositions, using physical and visual means. Both share a base of knowledge and skill. Both involve applying imagination and creativity to the concepts they address. And yet they are not the same – obviously, ...

The word “culture” is used in different ways by different people. To some, it might mean a string quartet and the use of multiple utensils at dinner. To others, it might be used in a vague way when planning a ...
Garden at Sainte-Adresse by Claude Monet

Are titles mandatory for classic paintings? Can title-less paintings stand the test of time? Claude Monet didn’t bother assigning titles to his paintings; he considered himself satisfied with brief descriptions, content to leave it at a terse ”view of the ...
What is Creativity? 10 Ways on How to Become More Creative

“We’re all creative, it’s just some of us earn our living by being so.”  ― John Hegarty, Hegarty on Advertising People often wonder where creativity comes from. What is creativity? How can an ordinary person become a creative one? Creativity isn’t about ...
Drawing is important

Drawing is civilization’s most simple and natural forms of art. But isn’t drawing only for artsy-types? No. It is for everyone! While the world becomes increasingly wired, hectic, and turbulent, drawing remains the purest form of self-expression. No filters, No Apps, ...
Highest form of expression in form of portraits

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. A popular quote from the 3rd century and true to anything you happen to be beholding. Literary genius, Shakespeare expressed this perfectly, in his play Loves Labours Lost of 1588 – Good ...

What colors painted the inside of Vincent Van Gogh’s mind? Vincent’s works offer endless wilderness that seemed to violate laws of human imagination. Exploring his mysterious mind is a tough journey indeed, if happens, mission accomplished. An undertaking as ambitious ...
water color combinations

Colours are powerful. Doesn’t matter what you might be creating now – a painting, or a powerpoint presentation, or an illustration –  your eyes must be straying over a palette, splashed with many colours, choosing the right one to add to your ...
The View of Flower of Greece Landscape View

Blick in Griechenlands Blute (View of the Flower of Greece) is one of the most beautiful and acclaimed paintings by German artist Karl Friedrich Schinkel. The harmony between human activity and nature depicted on the painting is unique in its essence. ...