I thought the MisterArt.com website was very well done and the shopping experience was ideal. Everything was great. Fast shipping, too.

Luanna Hudson, WI

More Testimonials »

Styles & Periods
Synthetism

One of the forefathers of Expressionism, Paul Gauguin, advocated for a style of painting he called Synthetism. Gauguin believed in the use of emotive line and color to depict scenes that were not exactly abstract, but also not drawn directly from nature. He believed that a combination, or synthesis, of impression and the visual elements of line and color would produce a more successful painting. Patterns and large forms in expressive color typify the work of Paul Gauguin, his colleague Émile Bernard, and other pioneers of the Synthetist style. Gauguin felt that the Impressionists' preoccupation with the effects of natural light was superficial, and sought to imbue his works with his own feeling about the subject and consideration for the aesthetic properties of his composition. The short-lived style was at its height from 1888 to 1894, but was reborn in Art Nouveau, the massive style that enjoyed popularity in Europe and America.


Feeling inspired? Try out these fine products…

From $4.07

Simply Stretched Canvas Duo Packs

by Daler-Rowney

Two artist quality canvases.

From $8.98

Combo Bamboo Pen & Brush

by Yasutomo

Double down on functionality!

From $15.96

Encaustic Art Project Book

by Search Press

Learn how to create vibrant wax paintings in no time at all.

From $28.00

Jean Haines' World of Watercolour

by Search Press

Step-by-step exercises to build up your skills & confidence.

From $7.47

Gesso

by Bob Ross

Water-based flat primer

From $3.89

Fanboy Concept Sketch Pages

by Canson

Get out of the basement
Deal of the Week
(valid thru Feb 20)
 

Gedeo Crystal Resins

by Pebeo

300 ml

Ideal for mouldings, inclusions and laminates!

  Gedeo Crystal Resins

 
List: $33.75
 
Non-Member: $24.99
26% OFF
 
VIP Member: $18.29
46% OFF

Latest Product Reviews

It's so pretty. I'm using it on a valance for a bedroom window and in my art journal. It would be great for a little girls room as a strip around the ceiling or for many things.
- Carol Mitchell in SC
Best Brushes I have ever used in my lifetime. It's the perfect brush, stays in form and flows flawlessly.
- Michael in New Jersey
I use mineral paper with alcohol ink. It is an excellent alternative to the more expensive Yupo paper. However, mineral paper is not as stiff as Yupo.
- pat in Oklahoma

Free Download for Kids

Download free coloring book pages Download FREE
coloring book
pages to color at
home or school.

View Pages »

Please wait...
Please wait...