For artists, one of the most important tools of their trade is the canvas. Apart from the brushes and paints (oils or acrylic), canvas is also quite important, for without a canvas, real work will be difficult to do. A canvas is the surface they paint on. It is most often made of a fabric woven together closely such as the one you find as boat sails. A canvas can also be a tightly stretched cloth which has not been bleached. This is the surface artists work their magic on. Here is an artist at work in her Studio, you may see she is using a well prepared canvas while painting: To create any form of acrylic painting on canvas, the canvas must be primed for that painting. Painting on a raw, unprepared canvas can use up a lot of paint, produce substandard work, and also produce works that might not be able to stand the test of time. For any famous oil painting which is expected to last for years and years, the canvas must be primed to ensure the painting lasts and the acrylic painting techniques used on the painting are preserved. Therefore, a canvas must always be […]
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What do symbols in Dali’s art reveal?

December 11, 2018
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If you are a fan of Dali and you have been seeing him in Suzi Nassif paintings you must read this article. Dali uses arbitrary things such as telephones, clocks, and bicycles to produce his artwork. The symbols represent both Suzi’s and Dali’s fears #1Melting clocks Melting clocks according to Dali represents the metaphysical image of time devouring itself. Time itself becomes timeless. In the Persistence Of Memory masterpiece, there are 4 clocks displaying in an empty desert scene. Though the clocks photographic quality is incredible, the meaning seems illogical. In his paintings, he shows that time loses its power and stability to the world around it. Suzi Nasiff conceives her DALIRYN’s masterpiece painting on acrylic canvas from Dali’s Persistence of Memory. DALIRYN depicts a legendary dialog between two bigwig artists Marilyn Monroe and Dali. A soft watch means time in itself is relative. #2 Telephone The telephone symbol Suzi uses in FRIDALISM painting…Dali did a series of canvases with telephone symbols, for instance, the Lobsters and Telephone and Telephone in a Dish. Dali happened to visit a friend in 1936 while they were feasting on lobsters at the same time tossing the shells one landed on the telephone. He […]
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Georges Khabbaz’s contributions to art and literature are immense proof of his diverse energies. His works are universal. You can associate them with anyone in the world. Although Khabbaz began his literature as a hobby which grew to become a teacher of theatre at St. Joseph University. The Lebanese artist was born in the family of artists. Professionally George began his career in 1994. Well, one of Suzi Nassif paintings of George Khabbaz portrait was on a beautiful canvas with a message that inspires its viewers. She chose a mix of colors that portrays the feeling of peace. She explores colors exhaustively in her paintings. Khabbaz appears marvelous when painted. In a shocking and suspiring move, Suzi made George’s acrylic painting on canvas. As a lead actor in more than 25 TV shows, starring in 13 plays, scripting, and directing 3 sitcoms, Georges Khabbaz is one of the great literary talents in Lebanon. Besides, his plays are always constantly on stage and crowds flock from all over the world to attend his plays. In one of Suzi Nassif paintings, she describes Georges Khabbaz as the most AMAZING and REAL artist! Georges Khabbaz is the true face of Lebanon. He uses […]
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Acrylic Painting Techniques

November 20, 2018
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Acrylic painting is a new wave of an innovative way of painting. Artists of all genre quickly adopted acrylic painting techniques when they were first introduced in the art scene in the 1900s. Acrylic painting techniques produce desirable masterpieces in the world of painting.  You want to try your hand on acrylic painting here is the kicker. Elements of acrylic painting techniques Certainly, you can paint versatile and affordable acrylic on anything. What’s more, acrylic offer the painter a wide range of colors and textures. The techniques incorporate bright color, quality lines as well as sharp brush strokes. You can use the techniques to create a structurally rich painting. Palette knife Palette knife adds texture to the surface of a painting. You apply paint using a knife much like icing the cake. The point is, building the surface of your canvas. Glazing Glazing is not new to painters, for example, Johannes Vermeer in his artwork The Girl With The Red Heart he strikes red hue through glazing technique. The artist applies a transparent layer of glaze onto another layer of opaque paint. Sponging An artist applies paint using a cellulose sponge in a springing motion. Dabbing Use a stiff, bristle […]
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What makes surrealism artists so different?

November 20, 2018
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Surrealism was an art movement founded by Andre Breton in the 1920s. Andre adopted the word surrealism from a writer Guillaume Apollinaire, who used the word to describe his ballet.  Actually, it is a cultural movement expressed in a style of art, music, and literature. Surrealism sprung out of Dada movement. The artists were looking for an escape from the chaos in Dada. The movement had profound effects in many parts of Europe. The surrealism begun in Paris, France and quickly spread its roots to the rest of the world. In fact, surrealism artists defied middle and upper-class complacency. Have you ever wondered why the surrealism artists get inspiration from psychoanalysis?  These are unconscious desires. The artist has to dig deep into his/her conscious mind to inspire artistic creativity. Surrealist believes rational thoughts need rejection. Of the most recognizable elements of surrealist movements is the imagery. Surrealism artists believe in social theorist Karl Max. In short, the surrealist lived in a theoretical world. Surrealism classic period The father of surrealism Andre Breton wrote Surrealist manifestos from 1924-1929.  Andre believed that the artist needed to express their thoughts freely without societal rules or influence from the outside world. A surrealist Sigmund […]
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Famous Contemporary Artists You Must Know

November 11, 2018
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The intent of a portrait artist is to depict a human subject. Portraits have been used to immortalize the rich, powerful, rulers or gods. A portrait artist can look straight into your photos and bring them to life. A portrait artist reinforces an understanding of yourself in relation to others. Pop art artists such as Suzi Nassif, Keith Harring, Andy Warhol, and Richard Hamilton have produced impressive paintings that have a greater impact on the society’s culture. Suzi Nassif Suzi Nassif is an artist who lives in Dubai and her passion is driven by the love for art. After experimenting with various art mediums she decided to try her hands on painting. Besides taking courses in graphic design and photography she follows contemporary arts and paints relentlessly. Suzi Nassif works with you to bring your photo to life through a special balance of color. Suzi astonishes her fans with the paintings. She can work with diverse media, including but not limited to acrylic, texture paste, and oil. How do you add Suzi Nassif’s famous oil painting to your personal art collection? It is simple. Shop at suzinassif.com. Andy Warhol Andy Warhol was a creative child. Additionally, he was obsessed with […]
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Frida Kalo Art Style

November 6, 2018
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Surrealism artists have evolved over the years with the surrealism movement. From the great Frida Kalo who is famously known for her great paintings in surrealism to the modern day Suzi Nassif. Susan Nassif paintings have incorporated the modern surrealism style as a way of expression in art. Surrealism can be dated back to very early years where it was greatly influenced by psychoanalysis. It later influenced other movements which are being used by different artist to this very day. For the case of Frida Kalo, her use of surrealism in her paintings was to show her pain and tell a story. She was a Mexican painter famously known for her paintings which was greatly moved by the surrealism movement. Suzi Nassif has painted Frida’s portraits, here is her most famous painting featuring Frida Kahlo: Surrealism is defined by different people and famous art critics in several ways. Andre Breton defined surrealism as the ability to tap into the subconscious and paint from it. According to Andre, he defined surrealism as automatic painting, where the artist doesn’t really need to think about what is being displayed on canvas but paint from the subconscious. Sigmund Fraud is also a surrealism artist […]
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What Is Salvador Dali’s Claim To Fame

November 6, 2018
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Salvador Dali gained fame for his flamboyant and provocative persona, making his paintings interesting. As a 3-year-old Salvador Dali was an artistic inspiration. Although he was perceived as smart, he was also a spoilt and an arrogant child Creating sensation was his cup of tea. Dali’s first artistic work was exhibited at the age of 14. The exhibition of his charcoal drawings was organized by the father. His greatest blow is when the mother died while he was 16 years. His idols were Pablo Picasso and Joan Miro who heavily influenced his artistic styles. He was an art student at both Barcelona and Madrid. Dali the contentious artist Dali was not without antics. While his mustache pointed upwards like a clock’s hands the hair was heavily pomaded. The controversial artist went on to study at the Royal Academy of Fine art in Madrid. He was dismissed from the academy for insulting his professors who he claimed were not incompetent to examine him. Ironically, his works and life are at the center of modern art. He left his hometown Figueres to France. Later he considered learning art from French art magazines. Dali was fascinated with capturing paints using Sigmund Freud’s surrealist […]
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Surrealism Art Characteristics

October 31, 2018
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Although some may think Surrealism is simply one more form of art, it’s really a social development that was communicated through art, writing, and even legislative issues. WWI profoundly affected Europe, and numerous individuals trusted that the contention was an after effect of unreasonable thoughtful idea and the materialistic estimations of the privileged societies. Surrealism began in 1910s onwards, and it was coined by Andre Bréton, a pundit and writer who developed and defined the major traits of Surrealism. Suzi Nassif is the artist who is known for her best contemporary portrait art and surrealism art which is admired all over the world. Salvador Dali inspired her and connected her with surrealism as she expressed her admiration for this great artist in her works. In order to understand her works, it is essential to know how surrealism evolved. How Surrealist Art Began? To comprehend how modern art and famous surreal art began, a small historical background is beneficial. Surrealistic art is distinguished by dream-like visuals, using symbolism, and collage images. Actually, Surrealist art has a couple of characteristics you may notice such as collage images and dream effects. Start looking for these when you have a look at Suzi Nassif […]
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Women in paintings by Suzi Nassif

October 25, 2018
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Do you know that paintings by Suzi Nassif endorse several women? You may think that she can relate to women because she is a woman herself? It is a fine myth but not the whole story. The beautiful Suzi Nassif paintings are the best pieces of art work that ever portrayed women strengths. She has painted women who have inspired her with their strengths. Read on to know more… Art by Nassif is rich in meaning as it conveys different women in artworks such as Hajar, The Empress, La Boheme, Aida, Lady D, Lizzie Petra and many more. The artist has a way with which she reveals the strength of a woman. She strongly believes in women empowerment. While there’s no uncertainty some of them are world’s most prominent fine arts, in Suzi Nassif paintings you can see how she beautiful paints her mother Aida. Suzi believes that her mother was the only one who led her to the success and the reason behind her fame. She is inspired firstly from her mother because she was the independent lady. Her portrait named Aida is actually revealing her mother’s powerful personality. Suzi Nassif’s acrylic paintings of the women’s show her love […]
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