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Before starting the project, gather all the needed supplies at one place so you won’t have to leave your work in between to go and find some tools or anything. Following are the basic things required for wooden wall art.
- Measuring tape
- Acrylic paints and paint brushes
- Wood Planer
- Wood glue
- Safety glasses
These are some of the basic materials however if there is anything else required depending on what you are making then grab that stuff too. Once you are done with it, proceed to the further steps.
- Resize the Wood
The first step is to resize the wood according to whatever size you want. But, make sure you also measure the wall where you would be hanging it if you are thinking for a bigger artwork for example; is there any furniture that might block the looks of it? If there more hangings on that specific wall, would it fit there and look good? After figuring out such things, start with the resizing of the wood by.
- Measuring accurately using measuring tape or large ruler
- Mark till the point you want the size to be
- Use saw to cut the wood carefully
- Find and using one of the market’s best planer you can get.
If there are different-sized pieces of wood needed for the wall art that you are going to make then cut those pieces in the same manner.
- Smooth the Sides Using Sandpaper
Now take the wood pieces and smoother their edges by rubbing the sandpaper onto it so that there are no sharp edges anymore and the risk of getting hurt with it is also eliminated.
- Sketch It Out
After assembling all the pieces of wood at one place including the main one, it’s time to sketch a rough picture on the wood so that you can easily make the art on it with perfection. Sketching the picture of whatever you want to make or marking the points where the pieces of woods would be glued is important because the risk of mistakes is reduced, and the project isn’t ruined.
- Stick or Nail the Pieces
In this step, you would be sticking or nailing the pieces of wood on the main wood board. Follow the lines or points that you have marked on the wood and carefully use the wood glue to stick the pieces or nail them, whatever you like. This step requires much attention and you have to be very careful while placing the pieces because a slight mistake can make your whole masterpiece lose its attractiveness.
- Paint the Wall Art
This would be the most interesting step as it includes painting your project. According to your thoughts, paint out the wall art smoothly using acrylic colors.
- Add the Hanging Clips
The final step is to add the hanging clips on to your wooden wall art using screws. Make sure they are secured tightly so that it doesn’t fall off easily.
- Hang It Up
Finalize the artwork one last time, hang it up on the wall to increase the look of that particular place, stand back and admire your efforts.
Everyday people enjoy sunrises and sunsets. They feel carefree seeing the arrival of the sun with its pristine light dawning on us and allowing us to carry about our days. Not only do they enjoy watching the movements of the sun they enjoy drawing this spectacle, and also they strive to paint and end up making pieces of art with their efforts.
There’s a famous saying that seems to fit in here, “Art is your emotions flowing in a river of imagination.” If you stand in front of any work of art, you will realize that many features of it cannot be described in simple words. Not many people nowadays appreciate the essence and importance of art. Art is everywhere is the expanse of the universe; anything can be interpreted as art. If you want to see things from an artists perspective start looking at things that you use in daily life in a different way, appreciate the beauty of your clothes, start paying attention to your hair, notice the design of your house, go to museums, etc.
Visual art is the most popular form of art. It is appreciated and sought after by millions around the world. The wealthiest people invest their money and become art collectors. They search far and wide for pieces of art that fit their taste and desire, and they end up displaying it in their homes or in art galleries. They usually tend to keep the ones they fall in love with, forever as trophies, but the other ones are sold to other art fanatics when the price is inflated. The wealthiest can invest in such paintings because they were painted by one of the most talented people in history. These legendary artists weren’t messing around with now popular 3D pens, they worked with the basics… a pencil and/or paintbrush. Here is a list of those great personalities and their contributions to the world of art:
Leonardo Da Vinci, born in 1452 made significant contributions to the world of art. Almost every single soul on planet earth knows who he is and have studied his accomplishments. He painted during the Renaissance, he was an accomplished and successful scientist and a lot more. His most significant contributions have been the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper. He died in the year 1519 at the age of 67.
Vincent van Gogh was born in the year 1853. He was a Dutch post-impressionist painter. His notable contributions have been The Starry Night, Sunflowers and Café Terrace at Night. His paintings and other works of art sell for millions of dollars; I find this ridiculous because he cut off his ear because of his temper and later died broke in the year 1890 even though his paintings are works of art which are immortal.
Michelangelo was a notable renaissance sculptor, painter, and architect who was born in 1475. His prominent and distinguished paintings include the epic ceiling murals in the Sistine Chapel. He died in the year 1564.
Pablo Picasso was a Spanish ‘cubist’ painter who was born in 1881. His famous works include Guernica and Bird of Peace. He died in 1973 at the age of 92.
Raphael was a painter with Italian origin and was born in 1483. Raphael, Michelangelo, and Leonardo Da Vinci make up the high renaissance trinity. His famous paintings include Mond Crucifixion and The Wedding of the Virgin.
This was a brief yet informative article on art and famous people who have contributed to the world of art in ways that are timeless and eternal.