Month: October 2016

Creating the Light for Composition requirements

For a realistic painter creating light in paintings is the ultimate challenge. To create light in paintings the artist has to understand the intricacies of Value, Color and Composition. But that’s not enough, there is more to it than that. Morning Light         Artist : Magunta Dayakar The 18th century great English painter Joshua Reynolds said ‘A …

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Do you think, to do abstract or semi abstract painting,you don’t need to learn drawing and other skills of Traditional Painting? Is it true?

Many people, art students and some artists think, to do abstract painting they don’t need to learn drawing and other skills of traditional painting. It’s an absurd notion. It’s like jumping into the deep waters without learning swimming. Imagine, what’s going to happen then. The same will happen to anyone who wants to do modern …

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Secrets of Creative Thinking from Artist’s Point of View – Concluding Part

When camera clicks a scene, a figure or anything; it is just capturing its appearance. Put this aside for a moment. Sometimes when we are deceived or exploited by persons close to us, they may be relatives, friends or business partners; we will be advised by others that we should have been more careful about studying …

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Secrets of Creative Thinking from Artist’s Point of View Part 4

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Some people advise to others …” Think creatively.” but they won’t explain how to think creatively. There are many books about ‘ Creativity‘; but they won’t give you the clear map of how to achieve it. Arts, Industry, Business, Technology, Education, politics … everyone want to be creative but don’t know how to achieve it. …

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Painting – How to Learn it – In a Professional Way?.

(The language of art is very difficult tounderstand so I am explaining it through somestories and narrative explanations to make thestudent understand it. If the student knows what needs to be learntthen the second step starts with how to learn.) I will start this column with an interesting incident in history, which happened in early …

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