YouTube art deserves it's own article, dedicated to finding what types of art are popular on video-sharing website YouTube, and what people prefer to use these video resources for. In basic, art enthusiasts tend to use YouTube for two main reasons, either to find out about particular painting techniques, or to learn more about specific art history, be it a particular artist, painting or art movement.
A quick browse of Google keywords shows the most popular searches to be for Van Gogh related YouTube videos, and for painting training ideas. Other popular subjects consist of watercolor painting tips and other well-known artists such as Monet, Picasso and so on.
Some crucial points to remember with YouTube is that its market isn't representative of standard art followers – it is mainly, but not totally, for the more youthful generations of internet users. For that reason, this is to inevitably reflected in the types of art that are searched for, and can be found, on YouTube. There is a clear bias towards more modern kinds of art, dating from impressionist approximately modern. Renaissance & & Baroque art is represented, but not to the level that its typical popularity would expect. Indeed, reasonably brand name new artists like British Graffiti Innovator Banksy will get more interest than a classically appreciated artist such as Caravaggio or Bernini. Older web surfers tend to still choose to use books and paper copies of information to both discover about art history, as well as acquire knowledge to assist their own works.
In future years, YouTube will become more of a tool for all generations, and this ought to cause a wider spectrum of art in its movies' content. In the meantime, it continues to be an exceptional source for applies from professional dvds as a way to demo DVD purchases. You can also quickly discover some vital facts about important artists without choosing up a book. And finally its best usage is most likely to go beyond standard print media and allow training to be displayed in action, so finding out ends up being simpler and more fun.
Tom Gurney, art blog writer, has written more about popular YouTube Art & & YouTube Artists here, and this post consists of a few of the YouTube art embedded into the blog site.