Tips for Drawing and Interpreting Large Abstract Paintings

Begin your painting by thinking about an object or landscape. Try not to think about the actual drawing. Simply harp on the idea or form of the object. Your creative ability and your emotions will form what you paint on the canvas. Recollect that you’re interpreting and not actually drawing. Study composition fundamentals and check … Read more

Abstract Art of Indian Artists

“Of all the arts, abstract painting is the most difficult. It demands that you know how to draw well, that you have a heightened sensitivity for composition and for colours, and that you be a true poet. This last is essential.” – Wassily Kandinsky Contemporary abstract art work is becoming popular and this is happening … Read more

Famous Abstract Art

Abstract art has its roots in the changing world of the early 20th century. The industrial revolution inspired new ways of thinking and artists were ready to embrace new ideas and techniques in response a more mechanised, faster-paced environment. Change was in the air everywhere. Cezanne and his fellow Post-Impressionists paved the way. Picasso and … Read more

Contemporary Abstract Painting Explained

“My five year-old could paint better than that.” You may have heard this in a museum as a group of matrons waltz by the abstract part of the exhibit, as they give a mere glance at the art which they do not understand. They are wrong. It takes a feel for art, a love for … Read more

Abstract Art

Nonrepresentational or nonobjective art is not an invention of the twentieth century. A number of cultures, like the Islamic and Jewish, have developed over the centuries a high standard of decorative or non-figurative art forms. Today, abstract art is generally understood to be the form of art that does not depict objects in the natural … Read more

Non-Figurative Abstract Art – Past and Future

Non-figurative abstraction begins with the imaginative power of humans. Clearly distinguishable from fantasy art, the form reflects reality in non-figurative expressions. In simpler words, non-figurative abstract art depicts real forms in rather a different way. Abstract art is not an outcome of the 20th century thinkers, contrary to popular belief. It also does not have … Read more

Why is Abstract Art So Popular?

Abstract art is popular because it has a purpose in this world both for the artist and the viewer. Many people collect abstract paintings to beautify their surroundings, as an investment, or to update their lives with contemporary culture. They often feel a connection with the colors, the forms, texture, or energy that the artwork … Read more