Now I'm not saying that pics of dog's are bad, I'm just saying that everyone should have there pet represented in the form of a painting. As a dog owner myself, I have several pictures of my little da...
As an onlooker, you may have often marveled at the stunning portraits or oil paintings, without really thinking too much about what goes into creating one. As all would agree, painting is an art, but ...
Today there are so many different knife brands available in the market, that choosing the right knife can be quite a challenge, its almost impossible to keep up with the different brands, makes and ty...
Beginning with the end in mind. Amidst the steady stream of photographers launching new businesses, it's refreshing to find something original - especially when it's something so simple.Photogr...
When I think back to my childhood in Central Wisconsin, there are many things I will always remember. I remember my dad shoveling the snow into huge piles at the end of the driveway so we cou...
It seems a simple concept: make sure the thing you're taking a photo of is sharp. But there is much more to the simple act of focusing on your subject. Used selectively, focus is a great tool for gett...
Everyone's favorite slogan, "Keep Austin Weird," certainly applies to this unique and funky museum. Heavily slanted towards music, the South Austin Museum of Pop Culture aims to preserve and exhibit a...
Before artists begin oil paintings they must consider many things. The things that must be considered include lighting, ventilation, knowing which brushes to use for the paintings and more. The majori...
The basic principles of framing Classic rules of composition say that the overall shape of an image should be in the ratio of 2:3. In other words, &Portrait& format is 1.5 times higher than it is wide...
The basic principles of lighting Any photograph is merely a record of light falling on, and reflecting from an object. Differences in the levels of reflected light tell us about the shape of the objec...