The definition of calligraphy in the dictionary is ‘beautiful writing’. The word is rooted from the Greek Language. Kalli meaning beautiful and Graphia meaning writing, literally beautiful writing. In the days before printing was invented, all documents and books were written by hand using calligraphy. Calligraphy originated during the Stone Age, when images were used […]

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I got the opportunity to meet Tahereh in person and take some behind the scene pictures of  Tahereh painting in her comfortable surrounding. She is very humble and hospitable and made the whole experience of taking pictures of an artist in her zone all the more worthwhile. Tahereh is an emerging artist currently living, studying […]

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With Mother’s day just around the corner, we’re keen to challenge the traditional gift ideas. Hold off the chocolate and flowers, they don’t always have to be the number one choice, you can add them as an addition to the real gift. We want to embolden you to think outside the box and give her something more […]

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How will you hang yours?  Now whether you’re hanging a bunch of artwork together or turning a wall into a single art piece feature. It’s important to know how to hang artwork correctly, to ensure they look their best. Take a look at our mini guide on how to hang artwork.  When choosing the right […]

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Edgar Degas, a highly celebrated 19th century French Impressionist. His work has helped shape the fine art of painting landscapes. He was intrigued by the challenge of capturing the effects of light and was attracted to scenes of urban leisure. Degas’s academic training at the École des Beaux-Arts and his personal predilection towards Realism set him […]

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Art is an expression of thoughts and feelings, as well as an outlet for creativity. It’s a personal and cultural factor that now and again motivates people to express their ideas. Some people create art to communicate whilst others use it to express something. It tends to move people more emotionally then logically, influencing feelings […]

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Cities, countries and cultures play an important role in an artists life. Many artists travel the world in search for inspiration and knowledge. Certain cities hold great value for some artists, they may be cities where an artist spent most of their professional life or a city where they gained fame. There are some artists who […]

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Salons walls is a style that started in France in the 17th century, when art graduates held public exhibitions annually or bi-annually in Paris. They would hang a cluster of paintings from floor to ceiling to fit as many as they could in one room. The it’s named after the room at the Louvre the exhibition was […]

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In the fashion and art industry there are split seconds where the two blur together. There are moments when artists become designers and designers become artists. Both categories of fine art and fashion design have the essential effect of starting trends alone and together. Primarily mixing of the two results in impressive designs. This year […]

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For the unfamiliar, henna is the art of temporary body art. In South Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East and some parts of North Africa Henna has been used since antiquity to dye skin, hair, fingernails  and fabrics. Till this day Henna is used to adorn women’s hands and feet as a part of social and holiday […]

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