Portrait Paintings - Paint Your Own Story

May 19 09:10 2010 Azalea Wright Print This Article

Because of the development of digital photography, you could avail your own portrait paintings. You don't need to pose for hours for your artist will do the task for you. Hence, the portrait itself could tell your own story behind the print.

Being a portrait artist is not as easy as cracking the nut. There's a need of thorough practice and true passion in the field. That is why,Guest Posting the art of portrait painting has an involvement of expertise, skills, talents and knowledge of a true portrait artist. We could say that the end artwork is perfect if the one who put a hand on it had established the character of the subject on the portrait.

It is a fact that every people who want to have their own portrait paintings has a purpose of displaying those artworks to the crowd. As we may notice that these portrait paintings are commonly hung in the place that is visible to the visitors of a particular home. Because of this reason, many people want to have portrait paintings that are perfectly designed especially if the subject is their own image.

Portrait paintings emphasize the character of subjects. For example, if the image in the portrait is a man with a sword and shield and he is sitting over the black horse, then we could say that he is a warrior or a soldier. We could conclude that a certain subject is a wise man or a scholar if he is siting still with a thick eye glass and he is surrounded by books. Not only that, portrait paintings can also tell a story about the subject. However, some interpretations of the story depends on the viewers. One of the most famous portrait paintings is the Mona Lisa. There are some interpretation that it is the manifestation of womanhood and loyalty to her husband. Some people who noticed the background conclude that there is a connection between the woman herself and the nature. You may also have a different interpretation in this certain painting but the main point is that it really captures the attention of every viewers because of its meaningful appearance. It is a goal of a portrait artist to establish and bring life to the image of a certain person. A perfect portrait could bring out every detail of the subject that will appear exactly like the original one.

We are the witness of the extreme popularity of portrait paintings in the art industry. The reason is that many people want to have their own masterpiece for their home. Way back in the past, only the royalties and the higher class families could able to have their own portrait paintings. The process was so very inconvenient especially to the part of the costumers for they were required to pose for several hours as the artist was painting them. But now, because of the development of photography, you can able to have your own painting even that you are not a royalty or belong to the high class clan. Purchasing a personal portrait will not require you to provide thousands of dollars. Thus, an elegant product will be yours at a reasonable price. What is more interesting is that you don't need to pose for long hours because of the development of digital photography. All you have to do is to send your photograph to your chosen printing company to start your dreamed portrait. The finished product will be delivered to you on or before the set deadline.

Now, you could say that you are not only preserving your memories, but your are also painting your personal story through this kind art.

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Azalea Wright
Azalea Wright

Azalea Wright is a photography and visual arts enthusiast who writes articles about portrait painting. She has numerous collections of paintings including oil portraits, pet portraits and a lot more.

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