Influenced By Picasso, But Not Like Picasso

By: Marcella Hayes Muhammad / Artist Hey Marcella, I recognize your work! It’s just like Picasso! I must have heard that too many times and still wince every time I hear it. To the untrained eye, I can see how one would not really notice the differences. Sort of the untrained eye looking at a

SMALL BUSINESS STRUGGLE

By: Marcella Hayes Muhammad / Artist When you get a chance to visit my page on FineArtAmerica.com, (search, artist, marcella-muhammad) you will see so many things that designs enhance. Pillows, shower curtains, rugs, towels, tote bags, gift cards, duvet covers, I phone cases, portable battery chargers, T-shirts, posters, prints, canvases, beach towels, weekender totes, men’s

Maruva Pebbles Collection

  By: Marcella Hayes Muhammad / Artist http://shopvida.com/collections/voices/marcella-muhammad This collection was created in 1998 as one of several designs for a large textile company in New York. My sister, Dianne, and I went to New York to make a FORMAL presentation to the company representatives for designers and had a very good experience. They were

Wearable Art On Demand

    By: Marcella Hayes Muhammad / Artist http://shopvida.com/collections/voices/marcella-muhammad   I recently received an invitation from a company that has artists use their original designs to place onto a collection of garments. This company is called Vida. There are silk tops, 100% Modal scarves, silk square scarves, sleeveless tops, pocket squares for men, and knit tops. I

WHAT IS ABSTRACT ART?

OK, here is one definition; Art in which elements of form have been stressed in handling the subject matter – which may or may not be recognizable. Abstraction is a relative term; all artworks exist on a continuum between total abstraction and full representation. Vassily Kandinsky is generally credited with having created the first purely

ART COLLECTING TIPS

Tips for beginning art collectors as well as for experienced art collectors. Good reminders for anyone interested in art or already collecting art. Buy original art because you like it and because it moves you, and because it will enhance your life and your living space. Visit as many art galleries and art museums as