Landscape paintings are one of the most tried and true art forms. Artists have tried to capture the world around them since the beginning of time. That being said, the art form has definitely evolved over the centuries to become the concept it’s known as today. From a mountain landscape painting to a beautiful sunset, this is a brief history of landscape paintings.
What Defines a Landscape Painting?
A landscape painting is generally accepted as a piece of art that focuses on natural scenery. While some landscape paintings feature human or manmade components but they aren’t the focal point of the painting. Common themes include mountainscapes, bodies of water, skyscapes, forests, coastlines, and more.
The First Landscape Paintings
While paintings of natural scenery have been around since the drawings that humanity’s prehistoric ancestors drew the sun on cave walls, the concept of landscape paintings as they’re known today first came … Read more
Are you planning on selling your home anytime soon? Before putting the property on the market, it is always worth putting in a bit of work to get the home ready to sell as this could help you to earn more from the sale as well as find a buyer much faster. There are many ways that you can get a home ready for a sale which could make a huge difference – sometimes this will involve spending a little more, but you can usually get this back in the resale price and attract more potential buyers so it could even drum up some competition.
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When cooked right, Brussels sprouts are a real winter treat. Sweet and tender on the inside, crispy on the outside – they are one of my very favourite vegetables. Sometimes I cook them in a hot cast iron pan so they become all nice and charred, or shallow fry them whole, and other times I like to halve them and roast them in a super hot oven. The outer leaves become almost chip-like and they caramelise wonderfully. Today for this incredibly simple salad, they get the roasting treatment, and while they are in the oven, the