For those of you who love to draw sikku kolams but find them complex, here are a few simple sikku kolam designs to start with.
Archive for June, 2011
The Sistine Chapel in the Vatican is the place where one of the greatest master pieces of all times, ‘The Creation of Adam’ by Michelangelo Buonarrotti is seen.
‘Afghan Girl’ is a famous photograph taken by the American photojournalist Steve McCurry in the year 1984.
This shot was taken by McCurry using a Nikon FM2 camera and 105mm f/2.5 lens.
This is a step by step tutorial showing how make origami lilies with a piece of paper. The steps are quite simple.
Mehndi is the magic available within a cone to add to your beauty during special occasions. Glitters are used to add more sparkle to your mehndi.
The man who made art a science, the man who brought infinite beauty into the smile of a simple woman, the man who’s paintings were beyond just colors and canvas, Leonardo Da Vinci was truly – ‘art personified’.
This is a step by step tutorial which will show you how to make a beaded brooch with plastic crystal beads. Jewelry making doesn’t get simpler.. trust me!
Vincent van Gogh’s most famous and one of the earliest paintings is the Starry Night which was an oil painting on canvas done in the year 1889.
This tutorial will show you how to make a paper bag using chart paper in a few steps. Paper bags are environment friendly alternates for plastic bags and can be done quickly.
Acrylic nails are an extension for natural nails making them look more elegant and well shaped. Acrylic nails are available in different colors and designs.
This tutorial will show you how to make your own handmade clay earrings. This is a fairly simple process and you can custom make your accessories within a few hours.
If its a birthday party that you’re having for your kids, nothing can be more fascinating and colorful as face painting. Have couple of your friends with the face painting supplies ready and with a stall or two, the kids will start having a fun time. Here are some fun face painting ideas for kids.
When one thinks of tattoos, neck tattoos are the ones that comes to the mind in terms of actually showing off the tattoos you got for yourself after all the pain you had to endure! Neck tattoos are simply more than tattoos, they become a symbol of identity which you express through that long neck of yours. For those of you who tie your hair back, neck tattoos are simply what you need.
Platinum and diamond rings are a great combination, these are one of the best choices for your wedding or engagement. Here we shall see a few platinum rings with diamonds studded to give you an idea of the designs available for selection.
The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is a museum of art in Toronto, Canada.
This museum has more than 9,00,000 visitors per year to browse its collection more than 70,000 art works. This gallery which earlier housed the rich heritage of Canada in its art works, is now home to many other art works from all parts of the world. The AGO still is not for the Canadian art works dating as early as the 1st century.
This is a simple craft which can be done with a square piece of paper and scissors. This is a fun activity for kids specially around the holiday season.
Claude Monet was an impressionist artist born in France in the city of Paris. He was born on the 14th of November, 1980.
Monet studied art in his teenage and started by painting seascapes and landscapes. He became known among the people of the town for his charcoal caricatures and his sketches.
Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí Domènech Marquis of Pubol popularly known as Salvador Dali has been one of the most popular and acclaimed artists of the 20th century. Born in Spain, he quickly transcended borders through his art and distinguished strokes.
This is a step by step tutorial which explains how to fold an origami star with two pieces of paper. This is a 3-D star which is also popularly known as the Ninja star.
Claude Monet is known for his Impressionist paintings and specially for his series of paintings of water lilies in a pond and their reflections.
The Water Lilies are a series of approximately 250 oil paintings in the impressionist style. These paintings were made with the pond at Monet’s flower garden at Giverny as the model. Claude Monet famously once said “Suddenly I had the revelation of how magical my pond is. I took up my palette. Since that time I have scarcely had any other model.”
Labret piercing is a type of body piercing to get your lip pierced. It derives its name from the word labrum which means upper lip. The art of adorning one’s labrum is labret piercing. Let us see a few types and jewelry suitable for labret piercing.
M.F. Hussain, the Picasso of India has been one of the most famous painters of Indian Origin. Born in the year 1915, over the decades of his career as a painter, he claimed name and fame for the varied types of paintings that he painted.
A paper crane is a simple yet nice looking origami craft. Given below are the instructions to make a paper crane using this simple folding technique.
Given below are the step by step methodology of drawing a few rangoli designs for beginners, for those of you who want to start with simple but colorful rangoli designs.
One of the greatest paintings of all times, The Birth of Venus is the painting by Sandro Botticelli painted in the year 1486 and this piece of art is now displayed in the Uffizi Gallery in the city of Florence.
“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” said Picasso. It is indeed the numerous lies that this great artist uttered during his lifetime that has enabled many of us realize the hidden truth of this life.
Picasso is undoubtedly one of the greatest artists of all times and probably the greatest of the 20th century.
So, Father’s Day is around the corner and it is time to surprise your dad with gifts and cards. This tutorial will show you how to make a different type of greeting card for father’s day.