Tag: Watercolors of Buildings

House Portraits Are Selfies

Selfies… The cultural trend that is so cherished yet so vilified at the same time. But is a selfie really so much different than a self-portrait, something that has been a staple in the art world for centuries? Even cave paintings can be argued to be selfies! Ultimately, many psychologists agree that selfies are good… Read more »

Portraits of Importance

Portraits are important. They tell a story, they remind you where you have come from. They are a realistic representation of the past to remain to serve as reminder of what you were. No matter the subject, the art of preservation can be viewed like a historical textbook. This month, what is believed by some… Read more »

Tips for Hanging Art

Once you have your beautiful home portrait, the only thing left to do is hang it up and put it on display. But if you haven’t put up many pieces of art around your home, you may be wondering the best way to go about hanging it. Fortunately, there are several easy and simple methods… Read more »

Why a Home Portrait Makes the Perfect Gift

Whether someone has lived in one house their entire life or they have moved several times, they likely have some great memories that take place both in and around their home. Sometimes, just seeing the outside of a house can bring back all of those memories at once, and serve as a great reminder of… Read more »

What’s the Difference between a Picture and a Portrait?

Portraits and photographs are two totally different animals. While photos capture the immediate idea of a house landscape, windows, doors, lighting, they leave out a crucial piece of what something is. Portraits are not just a depiction, but also an interpretation. They are a combination of fact and subjectivity with your perspective as the guide…. Read more »