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Decorative Painting

Decorative painting is an ingenious art for where functional and non-functional surfaces are used to the best possible effect. It is a systematic art form, which engages our creative impulses very effective. Since Decorative Paintings comprises some systematic steps it is very teachable. The use of either patterns or freehand designs allows a high degree of success without academic training or inherent drawing ability.

One can incorporate different styles and individual talent to create wonderful pieces of Art. Decorative Painting is an expression, which is devoid of any kind of constricting structure; it is limitless in its scope and encompasses within its fold almost every painting style.

Self Help Books will tell us that decorative paintings can be mastered in a few easy steps. Disciplined practice can help us hone our skills. But for some impulsive Painters even that's not required.

The best thing about decorative Painting is that it appeals to both the creatively inclined and the ones who simply follow rules dogmatically

Though there is no end to what one can do with Decorative paintings, listed below are some of the most popular choices.

  • Decorative painting on wooden or tin plates
  • Decorative painting on gourds
  • Decorative painting on teapots to decorative painting on mailboxes
  • Decorative painting on clocks
  • Decorative painting on Christmas ornaments

Tole Painting is a celebrated folk art, which decorates metal and wooden objects. Teapots, Coffeepots, tables, chairs, and chests, including hope chests, toyboxes and jewelry boxes find a new lease of life with a touch of Tole painting.

An art form, which is as diverse as Decorative Painting, utilizes a variety of techniques and media to decorate functional and non-functional surfaces. The use of either patterns or freehand designs allows a high degree of success without academic training or inherent drawing ability.

Approached with creativity, discipline and craftsmanship, contemporary decorative painting offers numerous opportunities for artistic self -expression and creative satisfaction.

One can paint the panel of ones door or draw faces of loved ones in Christmas balls, the possibilities of Decorative Painting are as limitless as a creative person's musings.

Decorative Paintings addresses our creative energies and gives us that satisfaction which drove a frenzied Van Gogh to create hundreds of Paintings- the satisfaction of creating something aesthetically pleasing.

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