Judith Jans Leyster – a Famous Artist

Judith Jans Leyster was born in July 1609, in Haarlem, and was the 8th child in the family. Her initial artistic tuition came from Frans Pieter de Grebber, who was a member of the local painters’ guild. He was a landscape artist and portraitist, who also designed tapestries. Around 1633, her family moved 40 km … Read more

History of Graphic Design

Graphic design is such an omnipresent component of today’s world to an extent that it is truly a struggle to visualise one without it. The origins of visual communication dates back to a time of primitive rock tools and scratches on caves. The course that graphic design has taken through mankind’s history is that of … Read more

An Admission Essay To The School Of Visual Arts

I’ve always had a big imagination as a child, with ideas raging in my head, but they were usually just random things mostly cartoons I saw on television. Drawing provided me a great outlet where I can release those ideas onto a piece of paper. I didn’t really have a clear motivation to draw, but … Read more

History of Graphic Design

Graphic design is such an omnipresent component of today’s world to an extent that it is truly a struggle to visualise one without it. The origins of visual communication dates back to a time of primitive rock tools and scratches on caves. The course that graphic design has taken through mankind’s history is that of … Read more

Art As A Subject Of The Elite

Art is a subject of the Elite—not in the sense that the artist necessarily belongs to or enjoys the privileges of those whom they serve—what makes art elitist is its, inevitable, destiny to suit and please the particular taste of the upper-class, and to obtain the approval and exclusivity of that elite and its institutions.American … Read more