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The History of Portraiture: A Paintru Guide

The history of portraiture is inextricably wrapped in everything it means to be human. The portrayal of a person - or people - has, for millennia, acted as political propaganda, shaped religious and social beliefs, and fostered collective opinion and imagination among communities.

How a person is portrayed is as important as the who: think of Alexander the Great and you will be hard-pressed to picture anything but heroic, leonine hair and a serene expression evocative of Golden Age Greece. It was carefully planned artistic rendering, as well as an astute awareness of the history of Hellenistic art, that transformed Alexander from leader of men to demi-god.

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Choose Your Painting in Style: Which Artistic Movement Suits You?

It’s time to talk types of painting styles. The best thing about commissioning a Paintru artwork is that you have full control over the stylistic appearance of your painting. When it comes to artistic preference, we know that one size does not fit all – however, we have a few pointers to ensure your style choice suits you.

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Interior Design Trends 2021–From Rich Pantones to Natural Touches

It's been a long year, with the majority of us spending more time at home than ever before. For many of us, our home has been a sanctuary, thus more emphasis on making it a space that creates comfort, creativity, and continued inspiration.

We're sharing the inside scoop on interior design trends 2021 to give you a bit of creative inspiration as you continue to make your space your own.

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