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Trees in the Fog

Learn by using only two colors how to create misty trees in the fog in this very simple little painting.  This easy demonstration can help give you a better understanding of values and how to use them.

Abstract Art

The experience of standing in an art gallery in front of a huge painting covered in various shapes, textures, colors, and ideas, scares a lot of very intelligent people. No one loves the feeling of thinking they should know or understand something, that utterly confuses their psyche. Abstract art can have this very effect on many of its viewers. Often, with no recognizable shapes, words, or forms; abstract art can stun, and sometimes even stump, art appreciators.
The very essence of art, is creative expression. And if that is so, can art be considered bad? or good? Wouldn’t it simply be about the authentic expression of the creator?
Abstract art is the epitome of raw creative expression, and is often challenging to decipher or label. But simply because we may not understand completely what the artist was attempting to express, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to embrace the beauty of abstract art and find in it, a feeling or emotion with which we can relate.
Though abstract art may se…