ArtBlog The Artistic Blog Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:28:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Stop Wasting Your Talents: Making Money From Your Art Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:28:25 +0000 Paint BrushMany people waste their lives in jobs they hate, or those that fail to stimulate them or spark any kind of interest. They let their passions and talents fall away as they spend all of their time in an uninspiring … Continue reading ]]> 1 It’s Rugs and Not Carpets – Facts About Moroccan Rugs Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:46:16 +0000 Moroccan RugsThere is a growing demand for folk art and folk culture among the urban population, and this might be a reason why Moroccan rugs are so popular today. Untrained individuals in faraway remote places of the North African country make … Continue reading ]]> 0 You Want to Read This Before You Buy a Banjo Wed, 17 May 2017 15:51:17 +0000 BanjoThe banjo is among the most crucial instrumental aspects in American folk, Dixieland jazz, country, and bluegrass music. Mastering this instrument can provide lifelong fulfillment in addition to being quite fun to play. It’s not that difficult to produce its … Continue reading ]]> 0 5 Portrait Photography Tricks for Stunning Portraits Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:58:55 +0000 Portrait PhotographyPhotography is an art and art needs constant experimenting and polishing. Of the various styles of photography, let’s talk about portraiture. Portrait photography focusses on a person or a group of people and helps capture the personality of the subject. … Continue reading ]]> 0 American History – The Evolution and Meaning of the Flag Tue, 08 Nov 2016 21:37:39 +0000 Grand Union FlagThe American flag has been a symbol of strength and unification since 1777. It has been changed more than 20 times over several years. The changes that have been made have not compromised the powerful symbolism of the flag that … Continue reading ]]> 4 3 Tips for Displaying Art In Your Home Mon, 17 Oct 2016 23:11:50 +0000 Living Room FurnitureDisplaying art in your home is a great way to showcase your personal aesthetic while simultaneously creating a space you love and can visually appreciate. However, just because you have a piece of art that you love and want to … Continue reading ]]> 5 The 8 Elements of Elegant Landscape Designs Mon, 10 Oct 2016 18:17:26 +0000 Landscape DesignSo, you probably have a lot going on for you in life; work, school, family, friends, etc., but you still need to have beautiful lawn or garden. Good landscaping is expensive but besides cost, you will have to consult with … Continue reading ]]> 4 Get Inspired & Join Your First Band Thu, 05 May 2016 17:52:49 +0000 Guitar MusicianHave you ever gone to bed and fantasized about what it would be like to front your own band? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on stage performing for hundreds (or thousands) of fans cheering … Continue reading ]]> 4 The Most Popular Types of Flooring Tue, 05 Apr 2016 23:16:30 +0000 Hardwood FloorThere are many types of flooring to choose from. The most common reasons for choosing a particular type of flooring are cost and design. The various flooring options each have their own unique features that make them suitable or unfitting … Continue reading ]]> 3 Three Fashion Mistakes to Definitely Avoid Wed, 02 Mar 2016 22:36:44 +0000 Red Dress FashionYour fashion sense and clothing defines you in many ways. It is a window into your mind, and sheds light on your tastes and personality. Be it in clothes or accessories, a great fashion statement is a must if you wish to be noticed and admired by others, and stand out from the crowd. Continue reading ]]> 3 3 Simple Yet Thoughtful Holiday Gift Ideas for the Family Sun, 06 Dec 2015 02:49:42 +0000 Christmas GiftIn the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it can sometimes be difficult to look past all the marketing and come up with a gift that will bring a genuine smile to the faces of our loved ones. If you find … Continue reading ]]> 5 Arts – The Benefits of Drawing for Kids Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:58:07 +0000 Child DrawingIn this day and age of technology and screens which capture the attention of children, it is imperative to draw them away from the virtual world. Keeping them away only for an hour a day, will aid them to develop … Continue reading ]]> 2 Stones Coming To Pittsburgh Thanks To “Hometown Help” Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:15:45 +0000 Rolling Stones in 2006. Photo by Severino. License: CC BY 2.0.The 15-city Rolling Stones "Zip Code" tour will be taking them through Pittsburgh -- and the demand for tickets is already at frenzied levels. Yet the last time the Stones went on tour (the 50 And Counting Tour) they skipped Pittsburgh -- it's been almost 10 years since they came through. Why now? Continue reading ]]> 2 Glass Decorations for Your Home Sun, 28 Jun 2015 19:15:44 +0000 Glass Wall ApartmentWhen it comes to home decoration, usually everyone goes for the same or similar ideas. When we think of interior design, glass isn’t really the first material that comes to mind. It is more like wood, steel or something along … Continue reading ]]> 8 Channeling the Style of Your Home Into Your Garden Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:11:36 +0000 Garden DesignGardens are an important part of our homes as they allow us to escape into nature, to feel the fresh air, relax and to soak up the sun rays – or soak in the rain. A garden is a place to reflect, contemplate and heal spiritually, enjoying the peace and tranquility of nature in between neighbors mowing their lawns. Continue reading ]]> 5 Guide to Period Architectural Styles in Australia Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:04:53 +0000 Victorian Style Architecture, Durham Hall, Sydney, Australia. Photo by Sardaka. License: CC BY 3.0.Since its founding in 1788, Australia has gone on to amass a rich cache of colonial architecture. Many of its metropolises still bear the imprint of its forebears. Going out from the city centre, you will realise that the suburbs progressively showcase different periods in Australia's history. Continue reading ]]> 9 Weird Art Compilation Tue, 23 Dec 2014 21:30:34 +0000 Cool Garage DoorsIn the past, we have published a few articles about intriguing weird art on our sister blog called OddNews. You can find below a compilation of those posts: These odd garage doors are 3D photo tarpaulins to style up your garage, offered by a German Company. They look deceptively realistic don't they? Continue reading ]]> 0 Paintings From Pictures: Establishing the Artistic Vision Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:30:28 +0000 Painting from PhotographThe distinct link between photography and painting has been a subject of discussion since the invention of the former in 1839. Many painting enthusiasts were convinced that photography was putting painting out of business and lamented a loss prematurely. Photographers … Continue reading ]]> 2