Journalism & Communication
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Over the past three decades, we are witness to rapid developments and advancements in technology (Poole, 2011). It is changing the world’s perspective of various subjects in life. Creativity, for example, is being enhanced greatly through the vast number of technologies invented.
A number of basic digital hardware and software are within the financial reach of many artists, stimulating more interest, creativity and positive inspiration. The Arts are a vast subdivision of culturally stimulating and creative outlets, in which the artist expresses himself, or his perspective toward one or more aspects. There are various branches of the Arts: Visual Arts are art forms that are essentially visual in nature such as Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, Photography, Filmmaking, Computer Art, Plastic Art and Applied Arts. Literary Art involves expression through the art of written words. It is creative writing based on historical or factual information, or just original imagination, such as poetry, essays, prose, drama and autobiography. Performing Arts are art forms in which artists use their physical presence, body or voice to convey artistic expressions. These art forms include dance, music, opera, theatre, spoken word, circus arts and musical theatre. Fine Arts are art forms developed mainly for aesthetics and/or concept. Commonly included are the visual art and performing art forms, such as painting, sculpting, collage, decollage, assemblage, installation, calligraphy, music, dance, theatre, architecture, film, photography, conceptual art and printmaking. ...