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A Canvas for Your Calls: Painting Art Phone Cases

Hey, art lovers! Ever thought your phone could be a masterpiece too? Well, our Painting Art Phone Cases are like tiny canvases that fit right into your pocket. Let's dive into this colorful world, shall we?

Pocket-Sized Masterpieces

You know how you feel when you see a painting that just speaks to you? Imagine that, but every time you pick up your phone. Our cases are inspired by the greats—Van Gogh, Monet, you name it. They're not just phone cases; they're pocket-sized masterpieces.

More Than Just Protection

Sure, a phone case should protect your phone. But why stop there? Our Painting Art Phone Cases are like a shield made of art. They're tough, but they're also beautiful. It's like having a guardian angel who's also a world-class painter.

A Style for Every Palette

Get it? Palette, like what artists use to mix their colors! We've got something for everyone. Whether you're into abstract, realism, or anything in between, there's a Painting Art Phone Case that'll make your heart sing.

Art That Travels With You

Art isn't just for museums or fancy houses. It's for everyone, everywhere. And with these cases, your art travels with you. Whether you're on a bus or in a five-star restaurant, your phone will be the talk of the town.

The people behind our artistic and designer iPhone cases are treated well and paid fairly

Everyone we work with to create our cell phone cases are in business for good — to do good.

Everyone in the supply chain that brings you this cell phone case works for a business committed to ending slavery & forced labor

So if you're in the market for an artsy phone case that does good in the world, you can rest assured that our iPhone cases are all mindfully made by folks in safe and generous environments.

When you shop our artsy phone cases, you really are supporting more than a stylish cell phone case

We take pride in our commitment to ethical consumption. For every iPhone case you purchase, we plant a tree. Plus, you'll be supporting our giveback program. Meaning your new cell phone case will be funding educational and health initiatives around the world. So not only will your new iPhone case make your device extra stylish, this little indulgence will have a truly positive impact on the lives of others. What on Earth could be better than that?

The origins of painting as an art form date back to prehistoric times, with the earliest known paintings being cave paintings created by prehistoric humans tens of thousands of years ago.

Some key points on the early history of painting:

  • The oldest known paintings were created over 40,000 years ago in caves in Europe, Australia, Africa, and Indonesia. These early paintings were created using mineral pigments like ochre and charcoal and depicted animals, hunting scenes, and abstract symbols.
  • The first evidence of humans grinding pigments and mixing them is from 100,000 years ago in the Blombos Cave in South Africa, suggesting early humans were creating paints and deliberately painting.
  • There is debate around whether Homo sapiens or Neanderthals were the first artists. Recent dating of cave paintings in Spain to over 65,000 years ago suggests Neanderthals may have painted them before modern humans arrived in Europe.
  • Painting emerged as an important art form in ancient civilizations like Egypt, Greece, Rome, India, and China thousands of years ago. Different styles and techniques developed in each culture.
  • During the Renaissance in 15th-16th century Italy, painting flourished with the development of new techniques like oil painting. Important innovations occurred leading to highly realistic depictions of scenes and people.
  • While the exact origins remain unclear, the evidence suggests painting emerged independently across different ancient cultures as early humans began to create permanent records of the natural world and their lives through artistic expression. Cave paintings from over 40,000 years ago represent the earliest undisputed examples.

Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface, known as the support or matrix. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but can also be applied through other tools like knives, sponges, and airbrushes.

Painting is a form of visual art that involves the use of paints and color to express emotions, ideas, and sensations. It utilizes the elements of art like line, shape, texture, value, space, and color. Painting can portray realistic representations or be completely abstract.

Some key aspects of painting include:

  • Medium - The type of paint or pigment used, such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, etc. The medium affects qualities like color, texture, drying time, etc.
  • Surface/Support - The type of surface painted on, such as canvas, wood, paper, metal, etc. This affects absorption, texture, durability.
  • Tools - Brushes, palette knives, sponges, airbrushes, etc. used to apply the paint. Different tools create different effects.
  • Composition - The arrangement of visual elements in the artwork. This includes principles like balance, emphasis, movement, variety, harmony, etc.
  • Subject matter - What is depicted in the painting, from representational landscapes to nonrepresentational abstract works.
  • Style - The characteristics that define different painting techniques and approaches, like realism, impressionism, expressionism, cubism, etc.
  • Purpose - The painting's intended function, whether for decoration, self-expression, conceptual ideas, documentation, etc.

History Painting

  • Depicts historical, mythological, biblical, literary or allegorical scenes.
  • Considered the "grand genre" and most prestigious.
  • Example: Jacques-Louis David's The Death of Socrates

Portrait Painting

  • Depicts the likeness of an individual or group.
  • Can range from formal commissions to casual snapshots.
  • Example: Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa

Genre Painting

  • Depicts scenes from everyday life and common people.
  • Shows mundane tasks, celebrations, or activities.
  • Example: Jan Steen's The Feast of Saint Nicholas

Landscape Painting

  • Depicts natural scenery like mountains, valleys, trees, rivers etc.
  • Can range from realistic to impressionistic styles.
  • Example: Claude Monet's Impression, Sunrise

Still Life Painting

  • Depicts inanimate subject matter like flowers, food, objects etc.
  • Considered the "lowest" genre in the academic hierarchy.
  • Example: Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers

Realism

  • Aims to depict subjects truthfully, without idealization or stylization.
  • Focuses on realistic representation of form, color, light, and space.
  • Often uses chiaroscuro, muted colors, and tonal unity.
  • Leading realist painters include Gustave Courbet, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper.

Impressionism

  • Captures the immediate impression of a moment using vivid color and loose, broken brushstrokes.
  • Focuses on the changing effects of light and color.
  • Often paints outdoors and uses brighter, lighter colors.
  • Leading impressionist painters include Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro.

Expressionism

  • Uses distortion and exaggeration to convey emotional or psychological states.
  • Emphasizes the symbolic, subjective expression of inner experiences.
  • Features bold, sometimes dissonant colors and gestural, energetic brushwork.
  • Leading expressionist painters include Edvard Munch, Wassily Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.

Cubism

  • Depicts subjects from multiple viewpoints simultaneously.
  • Fragmented planes and geometric forms depict subjects abstractly.
  • Often monochromatic and emotionally detached.
  • Leading cubist painters include Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Juan Gris.

Abstract

  • Does not attempt to represent external reality at all.
  • Focuses on color, shape, texture, process - not recognizable forms.
  • Expresses emotions, ideas, or visual qualities directly through form.
  • Leading abstract painters include Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Mark Rothko.

A color palette refers to the range of colors an artist uses for a particular painting or their body of work. It encompasses both the actual physical palette used to hold and mix paints, as well as the selection of colors chosen by the artist.

The physical palette is typically a thin, flat surface made of wood, plastic, metal, ceramic, glass, or other nonporous material. It allows the artist to arrange and blend paints before applying them to the canvas. Palettes can come in various shapes and sizes, but commonly have a hole or indent for the thumb to hold while painting.Beyond the physical tool, a color palette also describes the set of colors used in a painting or by a particular artist. An artist's palette is informed by factors like:

  • The types of paint used - oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, etc. Each has a different range of hues.
  • The subject matter, mood, and goals of the painting. Some subjects call for brighter, more vibrant palettes.
  • The artist's personal preferences, style, and color theory knowledge.
  • Availability of pigments and materials. Historically, certain colors were harder to obtain.
  • Artistic movements and trends that favored certain hues.

The palette often provides visual unity and establishes the overall color scheme. It can range from monochromatic to highly saturated and diverse. Color relationships and combinations also impact the palette. An artist may favor complementary, analogous, or triadic harmonies.

  • Composition - The arrangement and balance of visual elements within the artwork. A strong composition guides the viewer's eye through the painting.
  • Color - The use of color combinations, contrasts, harmonies, values, and intensities to create certain moods, draw attention, and convey meaning.
  • Light - The illumination and shadows within a painting that give a sense of form and volume to subjects. Lighting directs focus and establishes tone.
  • Brushwork - The texture, application, and visible brushstrokes that add visual interest and dynamism. Different techniques elicit various expressions.
  • Space - The illusion of three-dimensional space created through perspective, overlapping, size, placement, and other spatial cues.
  • Movement - The sense of motion, flow, and direction achieved through composition, subject matter, and stylistic techniques.
  • Balance - The distribution of visual weight and elements that provides equilibrium and harmony.
  • Unity - The cohesiveness of style, theme, and composition that makes the painting feel integrated.
  • Variety - The combination of unity and diversity of line, shape, color, texture that enhances visual appeal.
  • Emphasis - The use of contrast, isolation, placement etc. to direct attention towards important elements.
  • Rhythm - The repetition and sequence of elements to create visual rhythm and pattern.

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North America

Canada, Mexico, Continental United States

South America

Argentina, Brazil

Europe

Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City

Middle East & Asia

Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Türkiye, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam

Africa

South Africa

Oceania

Australia, New Zealand

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• USA: 2-5 days

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• Europe: 3-6 days

• Australia: 2-5 days

• New Zealand: 3-8 days

• Rest of the world: 2-4 weeks

I gladly accept returns and exchanges, because changes of heart are a part of life.

You're welcome to open a return / exchange request within 7 days of delivery.

All returned items must arrive back within 30 days of delivery. In their original condition, with their original packaging included.

No returns, refunds or exchanges on discounted / sale items unless they arrived damaged or faulty.

And I can't pay for return shipping for changes of heart. If I did, I'd have to raise prices, and I'm all about artisan treasure at fair prices, fair trade and fair profit.

Learn more about my step-by-step returns process.