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Most Famous Japanese Paintings and Artworks

I have always been fascinated by Japan's long history of art. Their artworks makes my imagination travel through time. I always see the Japanese tradition and culture portrayed from their paintings and artworks. I personally enjoyed what's in this list and find myself staring for minutes to the artworks. As a consequence, it takes me longer to finish this post. I hope you enjoy and may you get some inspiration from these compelling masterpieces. 1. The Great Wave off Kanagawa - Katsushika Hokusai The image depicts an enormous wave threatening boats off the coast of the prefecture of Kanagawa.  It is Hokusai's most famous work, and one of the most recognizable works of Japanese art in the world. 2. Fuji from Kawaguchi Lake - Hiroshi Yoshida Hiroshi Yoshida is known as one of the most important figures of the shin-hanga style (shin-hanga was an  art movement in early 20th-century Japan, during the Taisho and Showa periods, that revitalized traditional

16 Most Famous Animal Paintings around the World

The popular animal paintings on this list are considered to be some of the most recognizable works of art on the planet, so save yourself a trip to the museum and check out this artwork from the comfort of your own home. animal painting is an extremely important genre in the art world, so it's no surprise that some of the most recognizable fall under the animal painting genre. 1.  A Horse Frightened by a Lion A Horse Frightened by a Lion (1770) is a painting by British artist George Stubbs. 2.  The World Cow "The World Cow" (1913) is a painting by German Expressionist painter Franz Marc. 3.  A Lion Attacking a Horse A Lion Attacking a Horse (1765) is a painting by British artist George Stubbs. 4.  Allegory of War Allegory of War (c. 1640s) is a painting by Flemish artist Jan Brueghel the Younger. 5. Deer in the Forest "Deer in the Forest" (1913) is a painting by German Expressionist artist Franz Marc. 6. Donke

Choosing the Right Paint Brushes for your Acrylic Painting

As a beginner, you will be confuse of what paintbrush to buy to start your project. There are lots of sizes and shapes of brushes to choose from.  It is very important that you pick the right brush to properly express your ideas to the canvas and to make your work easy and enjoyable. When you are working with acrylic paints, there are 8 main types of paintbrushes to consider, shown above. But before we jump to the types of paintbrushes, you would want to know the parts of a brush. 4 Main Parts of a Paintbrush Bristles - also known as hairs. can be natural, synthetic, or combination of both Ferrule - the silvery bit that connects the bristles with the handle Crimp - the part of the ferrule that secures it to the handle Handle - usually made of wood or acrylic Tip: Here's where you can get professional art supplies. Great discounts on selected items and they offer international shipping. >  here Okay now, down to the main part, choosing