Investing in Art, Gallery of Paintings
by Lee Down
12-08-2022

While the economy might be in a bit of a recession, the art market continues to boom. No matter how bad times get, art is a universal language that speaks to everyone in some way and brings them joy. And not only is art a pleasure to look at, but it’s also something that people …
How Artists Sell Your Art Online in 2022
by Lee Down
12-08-2022

Thanks to the Internet, gifted people can share their creativity with others, advertise themselves, and find like-minded people and sponsors. In addition, artists have the opportunity to sell their paintings with the help of online platforms. But, how to master the web marketplace? What do you need to know to sell your painting profitably? And …
Patient Painting with Art Without Boundaries Association
by Lee Down
04-08-2022

Art Without Boundaries Association has been certifying representational artists in MnemeTherapy ® to help improve the quality of life for individuals with Autism, Alzheimer’s disease and other related disorders of the brain. Some people confuse this painting-based therapy with art therapy, which is a psychological process. MnemeTherapy uses painting, movement and color to work directly …
Dane Deaner - Office Art Investment
by Lee Down
29-07-2022

Buying art—collecting art—is not what it was during the Renaissance or even during the Impressionist era. Collecting art has evolved into a mainstream, practical investment. The development of art over the past centuries has been truly astonishing. The range and variety of art forms now available is breathtaking, and collecting and investing in art has …
7 Tips About The Content of Art You Can't Afford To Miss
by Lee Down
26-07-2022

Content notion stands for the manifest an artist sends with it to people. The expression comes in anything dealing with the intention, subject, and the particular technique that the author chose. The content of art is the overall meaning and essence of the masterpiece, while the subject of art indicates the main focus. To know …
The Value of Art Making-How Shame and Stigma Hold Back Creatives
by Lee Down
17-06-2022

Artists have always been subject to stigmas and social pressure. In Ancient Greece, Herodotus dismissed master craftsmen and artists as “mechanics.” In the Middle Ages, art was rife with censorship and confined to religious settings for monasteries, manuscripts, and mosaics. In the Romantic period, artists and poets like William Blake were simply considered mad. However, …
Photography for self expression and social change
by Lee Down
23-05-2022

Nowadays, it can feel like anyone with an iPhone can label themselves as a photographer. However, that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. There are still those who swear by their DSLRs, and those who still love the simplicity and natural beauty of film. Because the art of photography has become so accessible, more people can …

by Lee Down
19-05-2022

As the time to make college applications approaches, the question of how to get into different colleges ranks again. Far from the easiest school to get into, an art school can be as difficult to be accepted in as a medical major or an MBA program. Here, we look at the art school application process …

by Lee Down
07-05-2022

Living the artist’s lifestyle is a wonderful way to use your time and energy. Spending your days sculpting, painting, drawing, or taking pictures leads to self-discovery and gives you a unique insight into life’s deepest questions. However, life as an artist can quickly become overwhelming, and burnout is a major issue for both hobbyists and …
Art Therapy and Art Exploration for Seniors
by Lee Down
24-02-2022

Originally used to help soldiers treat PTSD after World War I, art therapy has long been used to help people cope with stress, anxiety, and important fine motor skills. Practicing simple art exercises for no other purpose other than to explore and have fun can help people process traumas and unlock a more positive mindset that produces …