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What will determine the degree of difficulty of my painting by numbers?

What will determine the degree of difficulty of my painting by numbers?

Which size should I choose? should I start with the smallest size or the largest? will size influence the difficulty of my painting by numbers? Which image should I choose? Find the answers in the text below! The size of the painting by numbers Yes, size is one of the factors that will determine the difficulty of painting by numbers.The best size for a painting by numbers is 16x20"/40x50cm, canvases with this size are ideal for beginners, juniors and senior painters.A 16x20"/40x50cm canvas is perfect for all types of artists, you can hang the final piece in your living room, office...

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The 20 Most Expensive Paintings In the World

The 20 Most Expensive Paintings In the World

20. Untitled – Jean-Michel Basquiat – $110.5 Million In twentieth place, we have “Untitled”, by NYC graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The sale made “Untitled” the highest price ever paid for a piece of art created after 1980. Basquiat worked with artists like Andy Warhol and exhibited his work in some of the worlds most prestigious galleries. Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire, purchased “Untitled” for his collection.    19. Reclining Nude With Blue Cushion – Amedeo Modigliani – $118 Million Next up is the 1917 piece – Reclining Nude With Blue Cushion by Amedeo Modigliani. It is one of several nude female portraits...

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6 Interesting Facts About Leonardo Da Vinci

6 Interesting Facts About Leonardo Da Vinci

Known as one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci remains as one of the most popular historical figures of today. Beyond his famous persona as both an artist and a scientist, here are 6 facts you probably didn’t know: 1. Da Vinci was an illegitimate child. Leonardo was the love child of a lawyer by the name of Ser Piero and a peasant named Caterina. He was brought up in rural Tuscany and sent to Florence in his teens to become an apprentice. 2. He did not receive any formal education. Da Vinci was first trained as...

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How the jigsaw puzzle was invented

How the jigsaw puzzle was invented

The jigsaw puzzle—that delightful and perplexing challenge wherein a picture made of cardboard or wood has been cut into differently shaped pieces that must be fit together. But it didn’t start out that way. Believe it or not, the birth of the jigsaw   A Teaching Aid Englishman John Spilsbury, a London engraver and mapmaker, invented the jigsaw puzzle in 1767. The first jigsaw puzzle was a map of the world. Spilsbury attached a map to a piece of wood and then cut out each country. Teachers used Spilsbury's puzzles to teach geography. Students learned their geography lessons by putting the world...

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Do you know these 13 secrets about Sistine Chapel?

Do you know these 13 secrets about Sistine Chapel?

The Sistine Chapel is one of the world's top artistic tourist destinations, but though it receives millions of visitors a year, there are many secrets most people don't know. As it happens with all the major tourist destinations, there are countless stories about the Sistine Chapel (some fake, others real). This Renaissance wonder commissioned to Michelangelo is surrounded by all kinds of stories, from tales about the artwork hiding secret Pagan, to anonymous artists, censorship, and many other facts, but there’s still so much about the Sistine Chapel that remains a secret for many. 1. Originally known as Cappella Magna,...

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