Art, Community, decorative art, Painting, Poland, Traditional Art, Traditions

Traditional Art – Painted Easter Eggs

Everyone loves chocolate eggs at Easter time, but for some cultures, eggs are much more significant and have turned into a traditional art form. This month, in Traditional Art from around the world, I showcase some examples of Painted Easter Eggs.

Art, Community, decorative art, Europe, History & Traditions, Painting, Traditional Art, Traditions

Traditional Art – Polish folk art

The beauty of the traditional arts is that they are by ordinary folk, untrained and unskilled. The techniques used, are taught, from family to family, father to son, mother to daughter. Their charm and naivete belies the history, long tradition and meaning in the work. The vibrant colours and cheery designs are a way for the peasants to brighten up their daily lives.

Community, daily post, daily post photography challenge, digital photography, Painting, Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge – Express Yourself

Some are hard to read, a complete mystery or devoid of emotion! I like to express myself through my artwork, my crafts, photography and just life. What about you? Express Yourself with the Weekly Photo Challenge

Book review, Community, Painting, Scandinavian literature, Swedish crime

Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs and Sayings from around the World

I find profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and across cultures, and speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes like proverbs, can make us think more… Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – Proverbs and Sayings from around the World

Christmas, Painting, Traditional Art

Tree Painting Tutorial from Zachary Rau

Blog - Reform School — Zachary Rau. If you want to make your own Christmas decorative pieces for next year, here is a guide to painting a coniferous Christmas tree Blog - Reform School — Zachary Rau.