Why Do We Paint?

Here’s a common question. Why do you paint? Easy to answer?

We all feel like kids
We all feel like kids when we start the painting career.

Here’s a common question. Why do you paint? Easy to answer, right? I didn’t think so.

To say that everyone has their own reasons to paint is a cliche. We have in all of us God-given creativity. Some paint, draw, mold, spin, weave, knit, record, play an instrument, act, dance, etc.

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SEVEN TYPES OF BEAUTY

7 Important aspects of a beautiful Painting

The perfect Example of Beauty in painting
Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. The perfect example of beauty in painting.

SEVEN TYPES OF BEAUTY IN PAINTING I LOVE MOST
(by Shafik Al-Hamdani )

Since the early 1990s, when I first started painting, I was not only enjoying the paintings I found  “beautiful,” but also having a good time analyzing them and writing critiques on what makes them so attractive.  I was eager to answer the general question: “What constitutes ‘Beauty’ in art?”

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