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Artist Vs Craftsman Vs Artisan

Arts and Entertainment
Do you need an academic education for an art or crafts career?The answer is yes and no. Your specialty choice, natural skills and talents, and tool skills guide your decision for academic or informal learning.Are you an artist, craftsman or artisan?Artist: A human being who designs and makes original works of art using their God-given gifts of creativity, insight, and wisdom. Examples of classic arts include paintings, sculpture, and music.A college or university degree helps improve artistic talents, employment networking, and exposure to a variety of art categories. Professional art educators, photography, movie and theater business, and art director are examples of special careers that need a degree.Craftsman: This person has hand-crafting skills making crafts that are mass- produced fo...

Basic Design Principles to Help Create Stunning Graphics

Visual Graphic Arts
Graphic design is a skill that is very much in-demand. The way things look matter to society so it is important to create high-quality design for ads, banners, logos, websites and web content. There is no need to be a professional to produce shareable content since it is easy to add design elements to existing photos with just a few taps on a phone.However, tech tools are only part of it all. A designer should develop a keen eye for things that visually work and those that keep viewers from getting the message. The 3 basic web design principles to remember in creating graphics and working with visuals are the following:HierarchyWhen a design has several elements, the designer should make sure to give more visual weight to the most important message. This is referred to as hierarchy, which ...

Mario Quintana and Poetic Horizons

Poetry
Poetry deals with the fundamental questions of human nature. I believe that love and freedom are undoubtedly among the most important. Real poetry is never out of date. Mario Quintana, a Brazilian poet, was sensitive and introspective. His lyric can easily be placed in the tradition of romanticism. Quintana's poems reflect on existence. He reveals the conflict between freedom and destiny.To be an authentic work of art, a poem must speak of the metaphysical situation of the human being in the world. Poetry describes reality with force and conciseness. Reading poetry, we can have a unique appreciation of the power of language. It forces us to confront new ideas. It questions our conception of the world. For this reason, poetry gives us a new and vital way of seeing the world and our place in...

Hip Hip Anime!

Animation
Large glistening eyes, brightly coloured hair, obscure nose and exaggerated facial expression reminds me of only one thing.Can you guess what it is?If your answer is Anime, then BINGO, you just read an otaku's mind!Anime (pronounced: "Ah-nee-may") is a type of animation usually from Japan. They have their own style and it can show that in strange and wonderful ways. Anime also has its own sense of comedy and has a unique way of thinking. It can get really deep and serious, or it can become silliest (like: "Lucky Star", "Kill Me Baby") and craziest (like: "Death Note","Gintama") thing you have ever seen. Most Anime shows are based on popular mangas (Japanese Comics), just putting a little more life into them. Anime often covers more serious topics than typical cartoons. In America, cartoons...

The Importance of a Great Graphic Design for a Business

Visual Graphic Arts
A great graphic design can do much more than just improving the looks of your website. It can help you communicate your business message to your audience in the most effective way. Today's businesses make use of graphics to improve their marketing funnel in order to inform, delight, and convince their prospective customers to buy their products or services. Let's check out 5 reasons why great graphics designs are important for any business.1. First Impressions Matters As a business owner, if you want your business to make a positive impression on your prospective customers, you need to consider the importance of a great graphic design. This can help you develop a strong business relationship with your customers.Customers tend to do some research on your business website before deciding on ...

The Forward Bend

Painting
I've experienced everything from catcalls to sexism at work and on the streets. I'm in a comfortable space right now. But you will assign me names because I'm not dressed appropriately. Or should I say, how you would like me to be or any woman for that matter? I have innumerous tales of occasions when I have felt objectified, from poor remarks to glaring stares on a trotting street - when my personality and experience are brought down to be female. I am sure that now when you look at me, you are objectifying me. Let me share my experience of the male gaze with you, the first time and the last time I faced it.The First TimeI was around 14 or 15 years old when it happened to me for the first time. I had just finished my year ending exams and it was for the time that my parents had allowed me...

100+ Christmas Greetings

Poetry
we will be giving you complete details about Christmas greetings! We are sure that as you are waiting for the Christmas arrival you would surely be searching for the best Christmas greetings, Christmas Cards, Christmas images, Christmas wishes, and amazing Christmas story to share it with your friends and family members. But wait! Yeah, You do not need to search around the Google anymore because here we are providing you the complete details about the Christmas importance and about the best greetings to share it with friends and family.Christmas is a religious festival celebrated every December 25 by billions of people around the world mainly by Christians to remember the birth of Jesus Christ. According to Christians, Jesus Christ is the son of God. Christmas day is the day on which famil...

What Are Head, Chest, and Middle Voice, Really?

Performing Arts
Introduction"If you wish to converse with me, define your terms." - VoltaireWe have to get on the same page. There are far too many pages. There are far too many gimmicks, tricks, and tips spoken and written by people who do not share the same terminology. This makes for problems, misunderstandings and debates.Turning to science, we can find ways of describing things so explicitly that guesses and opinions collapse under the weight of provable truths. From myths has come mayhem and may we make the distinction between reality and seek agreement as the truth sets us free from the past.The Common Names of Vocal Registers: Chest Voice Low Middle Voice High Middle Voice Head Voice Super Head VoiceChest Voice got its name as a result of singers feeling a sympathetic vibration in the chest as the...

3 Graphic Design Rules for Excellent Results

Visual Graphic Arts
Graphic design is a discipline that sticks to strict rules working on deeper aspects to maintain the stability and balance of work. When the work lacks such balance, this will not be effective.There are three basic design principles that will enable a new project to become remarkable.EmphasisWhen designers create a poster for a concert, they should think about the first piece of information that an audience wants to know. It may be the band name or concert venue. It could also be the day of performance or price of the ticket.First, they can outline it mentally. They should organize the information in their brain and lay out their design to communicate such order. If the most important information is the band name, it should either be placed in the center or have the largest font. Or else, ...

Indian Miniature Painting – Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century

Painting
The Origin of Miniature PaintingsDescended from the art of Persia and Turkey, these paintings and the artists were supported by Mughal Emperors the Rajput Kings.In many ways, the subjects and objects painted in these paintings are narrative. They show how the people of India lived in those days. On a close look, we can see the style of living and the types of costumes and ornaments these people were wearing in the medieval or post-medieval era. For those who want to know more about the living of Indian Princes, Kings, and Emperors of those days, here are some articles which narrate the different aspects of these paintings.Materials Used in Miniature PaintingsThe golden period of the paintings in India was during the 16th and the 17 century. The Mughal Emperor, Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jehang...