This category includes those artworks that are created primarily for aesthetic reasons ('art for art's sake') rather than for commercial or functional use.
Designed for its uplifting, life-enhancing qualities, fine art typically denotes the traditional, Western European 'high arts', such as:
Drawing using charcoal, chalk, crayon, pastel, oils, watercolor or with pencil or pen and ink. Two major applications include illuminated manuscripts (c.600-1200) and book illustrations. PaintingUsing oils, watercolor, gouache....more pictures.
Abstract art uses a visual language of form, color, and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Western art had been, from the Renaissance up to the middle of the 19th century, underpinned by the logic of perspective and an attempt to reproduce an illusion of visible reality.
The arts of cultures other than the European had become accessible and showed alternative ways of describing visual experience to the artist.
Painting with a knife is a bit like putting butter or jam on bread and produces quite a different result to a brush. Painting knives are excellent for producing textured, impasto work and sweeping areas of flat color as well as tiny shapes of color.
Although there is a difference between a painting knife and a palette knife, many people use the terms interchangeably. I don't see that it really matters. The main difference is, after all, that it's not a brush that you're using to paint.
This is a painting involve a deep creativity of our own artist style at the DN Gallery, tries to portray paintings from traditional ways into new imaginary styles.
Paintings are done in multicolour and look impressive. You can see animals with multi colour and etc.
A pinching art style knows as
Za Kubandika in Swahili
where the artwork is done by
cutting canvas into some
shapes and pinch before
finalizing the art with the p
ainting of any
type of your choice.
Batik painting is an ancient and beautiful art form. It has been practiced in India for over 2100 years now. Batik painting is usually done on cotton and silk fabrics.
The use of single, dual and multi-colored vegetable dyes makes the final batik product look attractive and eye-catching.
This category is based on fine art painting style portraying the unique masai lifestyle, Zanzibar architecture, narrow streets of Stonetown and Zanzibarian life; such as dress, fishing, and markets so much more.
We add to our catalog as a unique painting style that's can explain a lot about Swahili culture through work of art.
It's over forty years after his death, Edward Saidi Tingatinga, the founder of Tinga Tinga art style.
To date, still remains one of the most influential figures in contemporary African art.