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    in Artists, Creativity

    People who appreciate art but are not specially trained or skilled regarding analysing art, may wonder whether they have an “incorrect” interpretation of a piece of art. But can there really be such a thing as a “wrong opinion” on something?

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    in Travel

    Stay tuned for (maybe the greatest) insider tip of Greece: Pelion. Just think of a huge mountain dotted with picturesque little villages rimmed with vibrant mesmerising beaches and you have… Pelion! A little paradise that makes you feel as if you spend your time in another world. This is definitely a Greece you have not experienced yet.

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    in Artists, Travel

    On this holiday, everybody will thoroughly enjoy taking part in a small friendly group holiday in a fabulous setting, balancing painting with relaxation and lost but not least revelation. The unusual beauty of Le Pouldou with its special blue light, which even intensifies colours, attracted Gaugin to spend some of his most formative years painting here. Remember he loved spending time in Tahiti? Maybe Le Pouldou is the Tahiti of France! It is definitely the place which Gaugin described as ‘Nirvana’ and it tends to have a similar effect on all who come to see, learn and experience this wonderful place and the surrounding area, even known as ‘Painter’s country’.

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    in artistravel international news, Artists, Creativity, Travel, Painting

    Do you know the urge to capture a beautiful landscape when seeing it? While walking through a green forest, sunbeams breaking through the leaves, while standing on top of a hill, having a view without cessation to untouched nature, while experiencing the beauty of a sunrise when a lake is still blurry from the fog in the dawn? Well… discover the etherealness of plein-air-painting and go for it!

  • Plants and leaves Pixabay.jpg
    in Creativity, Sketching

    Learn how to paint or draw plants and leaves in the best possible realistic way.

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    in Artists

    We all know Van Gogh’s artworks, canvasses filled with bright colours – yet his world was probably dark and drab. How is life ended is as famously told as his artworks are popular: Cutting off part of ear, spending quite some time in an asylum and ending his life at own terms, being all lonely. But how did it come that far?

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    in Creativity, Sketching

    Looking for tips to improve your art? In this monthly installment, we've collected tips and tricks that we think you'll find helpful.

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    in artistravel international news, Artists, Creativity, Travel, Painting, Sketching

    Have you heard of urban sketching yet? You probably have, it is being widely talked about in the artist-scene worldwide. It can be seen as visual journalism, as capturing the world how it is and how you see it, in your personal style, at the same time, it is “showing the world, one drawing at a time”.

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    in artistravel international news, Travel

    Have you ever wanted to visit scenic and idyllic, almost dreamy landscapes? Do you like the thought of freeing your mind in a breath-taking countryside amidst beautiful mountains and surrounding wooded hills and valleys? And not only mountains but also lakes and coasts just in front of your door? Well – visiting Wales sounds like a perfect plan then.

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    in Creativity, Travel

    When thinking of Greek islands, you probably have places like Rhodes, Crete, Santorin, Mykonos…you name it, in mind. But have you heard of Euboea? It is actually the second largest Greek island next to Crete, but not as popular at all – which makes it a real insider tip for travelling! And Eleonas Hotel is just a perfect accommodation for a perfect relaxation holiday.