Fine Art

How to Create Mosaic Pictures

How to Create Mosaic Pictures
Mosaic pictures are all about using smaller pieces of materials like tiles or stones to make a bigger picture. Mosaic art dates as far back as the 4th century B.C. They are often used in interior design on surfaces like walls and furniture, but they

How to Frame an Acrylic Painting

How to Frame an Acrylic Painting
Acrylic paintings are most commonly done on canvas stretched over wooden bars. Although most paintings can be hung by the bars unframed, framing the painting will give it a professional quality. Paintings can be framed by a professional, or the frame

How to Mix the Color Wheel

How to Mix the Color Wheel
The color wheel is a tool used in art to show the relationship of colors to each other. By reading a color wheel, one can find complementary color pairs and analogous color groups, and one can tell what two colors can be mixed to form another color.

How to Paint Southwestern Desert Scenes

How to Paint Southwestern Desert Scenes
The Southwestern United States has some the most vivid and dramatic landscapes in the world. The deep blue skies of Arizona's low desert provide a rich backdrop to its saguaro cacti and its range of neutral tans and browns, while the red earth and sc

How to Repair Water Damaged Oil Paintings

How to Repair Water Damaged Oil Paintings
In natural disasters such as flooding or tornadoes, or simple home maintenance issues such as a pipe busting, oil paintings can take the brunt of the damage. Water damage to oil paintings can leave your canvas looking streaked, splotchy or even moldy
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