Category Archives: Landscape

Inside the Lives and Works of History’s Most Iconic Landscape artists

Whether it’s skies or shorelines, meadows or mountains, landscape art has been one of the world’s most-loved genres since Dutch realist artists got to grips with it in the 17th century. In this blog post, we will take a look … Continue reading

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The Representation of Autumn in Art

The autumn months provide a chance for artists to consider the idea of transition and decay, along with constancy and plenty. The outside world provides rich golds, reds, yellows and browns which are a gift for a landscape painter, and … Continue reading

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The Art of the Arboreal

The tree is perhaps one of the most powerful symbols possible, evoking meaning and emotion in cultures across the world. From the symbolism of the olive branch to that of the mighty oak, from the Tree of Knowledge in the … Continue reading

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Push Your Painting Boundaries

Like Rome, a great painting isn’t produced in a day. The care and precision the artist takes in bringing their masterpiece alive takes time, patience and a great deal of practice. Before settling on a single painting technique, artists are … Continue reading

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Art of the Seasons

Many artists throughout the centuries have drawn their inspiration from nature. From landscapes to still life paintings, nature offers an endlessly changing and always fascinating subject. The seasons, of course, provide some of the most noticeable changes in the natural … Continue reading

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A Voyage Through The History of Seascape Art

Many purveyors of fine art will have already come across some of the beautiful seascape paintings that have been produced throughout history and will have marvelled at the beauty of the scene; with dark, rolling tides and nautical scenes, there’s nothing not … Continue reading

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Mastering the Different Strokes

As you’re undoubtedly aware, an artistic composition requires great thought. Part of that will almost certainly focus on how to tell a story through the brush strokes you use. Different strokes will, after all, emphasise or de-emphasise certain aspects of … Continue reading

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The Magic of Marine Art

Previously, we have discussed the depiction of water in art; for example, its emotional properties, and its unique symbolic meaning. One of the most prominent forms of painting that depicts water is, of course, marine art. This unique sub-genre of … Continue reading

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The Depiction of Water in Art

In landscape paintings, water is often a main focus or at least a featured factor – especially in coastal paintings, and, of course, marine art. Water has been represented and stylised in many different ways throughout the history of art. … Continue reading

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The Human Element in Landscape Paintings

When it comes to landscape paintings, many are depicted as wholly natural themes with a subject matter that is entirely natural; this is known as pure landscape art, however, there are also many that contain a human element. So, this … Continue reading

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