How Themed Environments Can Affect Your Mood

The eyes play a very important role in determining your mood. This is very true for eyes are the ones that send like or dislike signals to the brain when you see something new. Certainly if you see something and perceive it to be scary your mood is guaranteed to change immediately and adrenaline secretion will start causing you to panic or even flee. If it’s the other way round and you like what you see your mood changes and adrenaline is released as well thus causing you to become jump and so excited. Continue reading “How Themed Environments Can Affect Your Mood”

Going Full Circle: A Future of Independent Art

There’s no question living in this day and age of technology allows us to experience incredible things. As years pass, and technology changes, we find that we are changing right along with it.

One change we are seeing is in the world of publishing. Countless unknowns are getting their books out there for customers to read, and even big name authors who have written for traditional publishers for years are breaking out on their own.

This is highly fascinating for many reasons, but what I want to focus on is where I see the future heading as things are going. Continue reading “Going Full Circle: A Future of Independent Art”

Essential Artist Supplies for Beginners

Art is a great form of self-expression. It provides people with an outlet to express themselves through images and projects. Many people consider artwork to be an extension of the human soul. Any beginner artist needs a few essential artists supplies that will help them build their confidence and allow their creativity to run free. These essential artist supplies are discussed below:

Erasers

There are a number of different types of erasers out there; not just the ones attached to the back of a pencil. Continue reading “Essential Artist Supplies for Beginners”

The Life of Salford’s Favorite Son

Laurence Stephen Lowry was born in Rusholme, Manchester, in November 1887, the only little one of Irish-born R S Lowry and Elizabeth Lowry (born Hobson). He attended a local school in Victoria Park, but took private classes from William Fitz, before starting work as a clerk for a firm of chartered accountants in 1904.

From 1905-1915 he attended drawing and painting courses at the Municipal College of Art (later Manchester College of Artwork, and now a part of Manchester Metropolitan University), where he was tutored by Adolphe Valette.

Lowry moved to Pendlebury in Salford together with his parents in 1909, where he was to dwell for almost 40 years. Continue reading “The Life of Salford’s Favorite Son”

The Best Way To Sell Art

Making investments in art can help you generate income for your future, and at the same time beautify your home. Even if you chose to hang the work on the wall, it will hopefully appreciate with time. The longer you study this field, the more experienced you will become.

New artists are advised to start by doing some research. It is good to start by visiting museums to get acquainted with experienced painters. Marketing brochures and galleries can also be very informative.

A capital investment of around 9 thousand pounds or slightly higher can be enough to start this business. Continue reading “The Best Way To Sell Art”