Fine arts as the name suggests includes all forms of art. In the past, it only consisted of five main arts of painting, sculpture, architecture, music and poetry. But as technology progressed, it now includes photography, cinema, and other forms of visual art. The observation of fine arts can help your fiction writing. Read on to learn more.
Paintings have a deep meaning rooted within them. Exploring these meanings give you many more creative ideas of your own. You are inspired write about topics that seemed out of reach. Whether you are writing a romance novel or a crime story, you will get a sack of full ideas not only for the current story but for many more to come.
This is a peculiar art form whose impact is hard to judge. But notice that when you visit a palace you are taken into a different area. If you visit a street with glass panelled sky scrapers, you instantly have a flash of the future. Even the seemingly insignificant and tiny carvings on a wall can reflect in your writing. Visiting or observing architecture can also give you an idea about the style of living of that generation. This could well be the beginning for a novel story.
Cinema is a very powerful medium. No sphere of our lives is untouched by cinema. As a fictional writer, cinema can play a significant role. Whether you choose to write about crime, love, thriller, suspense, you can always draw inspiration from cinema. Classics give you an understanding of the older generation while the latest movies give you a peek into the new generations’ minds. This understanding is very useful to a fictional writer.
Have you ever seen a photograph that brought a smile to your face? Yes. That’s the power of photography. It is instantly able to change your emotions without actual words. It has the capacity to move towards ability from inability. Having a folder of favourite pictures that motivates you is a good thing.
Print media includes newspapers, magazines, books, etc. Basically, any printed matter forms a part of print media. As a writer you most likely are fond of reading. It keeps you aware of the current affairs in the country and the world over. It is also keeps you updated about the current trends in writing and contemporaries’ works. A simple tag line can allow you to imagine several notes for your writing; as will a hoarding on the roadside.
Image credit: Anna Fox on flickr and reproduced under Creative Commons 2.0[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]https://writingtipsoasis.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Profile-Pic.jpg[/author_image] [author_info]Shivani Kelkar is a freelance content writer who has studied and worked in the UK. An avid reader, writing is her passion. A lawyer by profession, she has travelled extensively and has many by lines to her credit including travel blogs. She currently resides in Shanghai, China.[/author_info] [/author]