Johannes Vermeer And The Girl With A Pearl Earring

The painting “Girl with a Pearl Earring” is one of artist Johannes Vermeer’s greatest efforts and in some circles is often referred to as a monumental work of art. The artist sometimes simply called Vermeer was a Dutch painter born in 1632. His mastery of such artistic elements as the stroke of the brush, the… Continue Reading

Famous Surrealist Paintings Of Our Time

Do you often say “It’s surreal?”  It’s a popular phrase now used by many.  Do you really know what it means?  A dictionary defines “surreal” as having an oddly dreamlike quality.”  It means something is “intensely irrational, unbelievable.  Artists painted unnerving, illogical scenes with photographic precision, created strange creatures from everyday objects and developed painting… Continue Reading

Fine Art Photography Turns Into Gorgeous Oil Painting

For many people, certain types of images are much more appealing when they take the form of a beautiful oil painting rather than a work of photography. An oil painting, because it takes painstaking effort and a great deal of time to create, can appear much more substantial and emotional, especially when you can see… Continue Reading