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Art is the product or process of deliberately arranging items in a way that influences and affects one or more of the senses, emotions, and intellect. Art encompasses a diverse range of human activities, creations, and modes of expression, including music, literature, film, photography, sculpture, and paintings. Paul Gaugin at one time said, “Painting is the most beautiful of all arts.



Van Gogh once said of brother, Vincent, “He has painted a few portraits which have turned out well, but he always does them for no payment. It is a pity that he does not want to earn something, for if he did want to he could make something here, but you can’t change a person.”

Sculptures, cave paintings, rock paintings, and petroglyphs from the Upper Paleolithic dating to roughly 40,000 years ago have been found, but the precise meaning of such art is often disputed because so little is known about the cultures that produced them. art and science of architecture, the design and construction of buildings and interiors, infrastructure and other physical structures are created.


Digital art is the use of computers and other digital technology to create and edit traditional works such as drawing, film, literature, painting, photography, printing and sculpture. A recognized artistic practice, digital art can be electronic, interactive and virtual.


* Cement, concrete and mortar
* Glass
* Metal
* Stone, brick
* Wood

* Animation
* Computer animation and computer-generated imagery
* Live-action
* Live-action/animated
* Stop motion
* Video Art


* Digital image sensor
* Photographic film
* Potassium dichromate
* Potassium ferricyanide and ferric ammonium citrate
* Silver nitrate


In the art of textiles a soft and flexible material of fibers or yarn is formed by spinning wool, flax, cotton, or other material on a spinning wheel and crocheting, knitting, knotting, weaving, or pressing fibres together (felt) to create a work.



August 1, 2011 Posted by | Art | , , | Leave a comment