There are so many different expressions and styles of art that it would be nearly impossible for a complete presentation of all the art styles in one article. For the purpose of this post, we will focus on just four styles of art featured at Fine Art Maya.
Flora art is a type of art that captures all plant life occurring in an area or from a time period, especially the naturally occurring or indigenous plant life. Flora is from the Latin language, Flora. In ancient Roman mythology it means “the goddess of flowers”.
Fauna is a style of art that depicts animal life in a given area. Fauna refers to all of the animal life of any particular region or time-frame in nature.
The name Fauna comes from a Roman fertility and earth goddess, the Roman God Faunus, and the related forest spirits called “Fauns”.
“Preening Gull at Dusk- Red-billed Gull”
Impressions are a style of art that captures the image of an object as someone would see it if they just caught a glimpse of it. Impressionist artist generally paint the pictures with a lot of color and often times the pictures capture outdoor scenes.
Impression art is usually very bright and vibrant. This type of art originated in the late 1800s, in Paris, and eventually started the Impressionism movement. Impressionism styles of art are characterized by small, quick brush strokes and bright vibrant colors.
Impressionist painting strives to re-create a person’s or the artist’s general impression of a place or a scene. The purpose of impressions artwork is to convey experience by capturing fleeting impressions of reality or of a mood. So, essentially it is capturing the impression given and relaying this impression perceived into an art form, such as painting.
Naturescapes are used to highlight a particular
element of nature, regardless of the surrounding setting.
Naturescapes are beautiful depictions of natures landscapes, highlighting how truly extravagant our natural world is. Naturescapes are a very popular form of art because of their ability to bring the beauty out in something very simple and often overlooked; sky, clouds, ocean, mountains, leaves and all things naturally occurring in natures landscaping.