There are various research methods that can be used by the researchers during the research process. Surveys and questionnaires are the methods of gaining opinions and views from the people. If the surveys and questionnaires come with the textual material regarding the topic, it may change the opinions of the people. This paper demonstrates the ways in which the research was conducted on the topic “Holbein the Younger and Nicholas Hilliard.” The paper also explains the three major resources which were used in conducting the research.
A research methodology involves a number of tactics and designs to mold the study according to the selected requirements. A research methodology is a collection of methods that can be used to analyze the data in order to extract useful information. The qualitative research method consists of detailed descriptions of situations, events, people, interactions, and behaviors that are observable. This method incorporates what participants say, their experiences, attitudes, beliefs, thoughts, and reflections as they are expressed by themselves. Qualitative research method was used in this research to attain more information (John, 2003). Qualitative research is used to gain insight into people's aspirations, concerns, thoughts, culture, inspirations, behaviors, value systems, or lifestyles. It's used to inform research, policy formation, business decisions and communication. Qualitative research also involves the examination of any unstructured material, including participant's opinions and feedback or interviews etc. The secondary source of data includes relevant literature, periodicals & journal articles.
The keywords used in this study include: Holbein the Younger, Nicholas Hilliard, famous painters etc.
The usage of public, private, and the online libraries will be made for the collection of the most valid available information. A few online databases for the gathering of data accessed will be Ebsco, Phoenix, Proquest, Questia, ...