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Sculpture as a form of fine arts

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A sculpture is a three dimensional figure which is created with the help of plastic materials. The most commonly used material is stone. Sculpture is regarded as a form of fine arts, and is also referred to as plastic arts. This is because the material used in sculpting is molded and welded into various shapes according to requirements. There are various forms of sculpture. They are standing sculpture, jewelry, relief, kinetic sculpture, statue, bust and equestrian statue. Use of bronze, marble, limestone: Sculptors down the ages have used various metals like bronze, marble, limestone for their art. Moreover, precious stones such as gold, silver and jade, have also been widely used for this purpose. Modern form of sculpture utilizes automobile parts, tools, car parts and hardware. Some sculptors use Plaster of Paris for their work. Earliest known sculpture: The...

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Printmaking as a form of fine arts

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Printmaking is a form of fine arts in which the artwork is done mainly on paper. Unlike paintings which are unique and original pieces of artwork, with any copies being called reproductions, printmaking is a process with the help of which, one can produce several exact copies from a single piece of print, and all copies are originals in their own right. Just like paintings can be made on canvases as well as several other materials, prints are created on a single original surface called matrix. A matrix is usually a plate made up of metal. These plates are usually made up of copper or zinc. They are used for the purpose of engraving and are also used in lithography. Blocks of wood, linoleum, and fabric plates for screen printing are also commonly used materials. Prints are also published...

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Painting as a form of fine arts

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If we study old paintings and their histories, we would be surprised by some of their aspects. As an example, consider the painting at Grotte Chauvet in France. It is regarded as one of the oldest paintings and is almost 32,000 years old. It was done with red ochre and black pigments. And amazingly, the color has still not faded away. It clearly displays a rhinoceros, horse, buffalo and mammoth. Painting is one of the forms of fine arts. It is an expression of the painter’s view of the subject. The painter brings out his/her perspective, into focus with the help of lines, colors and shades. Color combinations are many times, unique to the identity of the artist. Why is painting a form of fine arts? Why is painting regarded as a form of fine arts? The answer is...

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Fine Arts in Modern Life

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Modern life is a melting pot of human cultures; add to that the influence of globalization and capitalism. The emotions associated with modern life are highly refined yet they are difficult to express. Fine arts provide the channel which helps express these complex emotions of modern life. There are certain distinctive features of the modern form of fine arts. They are the following: Mainly Abstract: The modern form of fine arts is largely abstract. Modern day emotions can be expressed well with the help of abstract paintings or images. These abstract works of art characteristically refer to multiple viewpoints and emotions at the same time. The modern world, where the flux always converges, can be best represented by overlapping colors. This is why abstract forms of painting have become very popular all over the world. Dance Forms: The modern...

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Film as a form of fine arts:

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The concept of fine arts is wide and open. Filmmaking is generally associated with drama, choreography, actors and actresses. It is a process of telling a story with the help of visuals, beginning with an initial idea or a script. Film making involves a lot of preparation, without which a film would be a meaningless compendium of images and sound. A large number of advanced technologies are involved in the process. Many people consider film making to be a complete art, because it uses visuals as well as sound. Probably that’s why films are the most popular form of arts, all over the world. The process of filmmaking involves many different steps, they are as follows: Step 1- development: This is the first step of filmmaking, which involves writing of the script. The script is written in such a...

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