Oil painting

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  • Difference Between Tempera And Oil Painting

    Tempera vs. Oil Painting One of the oldest mediums that were used commonly by the artists were tempera and oil paint. Although these materials are used to paint very photo-realistic images, they have many differences. Tempera is mostly used to create a very opaque painting that needs to be made fairly quickly. This painting medium is consists of colored pigments mixed with a binding agent, an egg yolk. Tempera is an incredibly fast drying material and acts as an extremely long lasting method of painting. There are many famous works that were created with Tempera paint. This medium was found to be used during the ancient dynasty of Egyptian time, Babylonia, Mycenaean Greece, and China and was used to decorate the early Christian catacombs.…

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  • Henri Matisse Oil Painting Analysis

    Beginning in the late 18th century, a new direction was taken in the art world. Straying away from religious purposes, art became more about modernism. Modernism, defined by Clement Greenberg, focused in art is more about the medium itself rather than the illusion of scenes of reality. An example of how modernism in the visual art world contrasts from the traditional chiaroscuro and realistic scenes, can be found in the 8 ½ by 13 ft oil painting by Henri Matisse, The Dance, 1909-10. Looking…

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  • Oil Painting: Hide And Seek, By Pavel Tchelitchew

    Pavel Tchelitchew was born September 21 1898 In Moscow and died July 31 1957. Pavel created an oil painting during the period of surrealism. Surrealism is the movement when artist made art to represent their unconscious thoughts and dreams. Hide and seek was created by Tchelitchew sometime between June 1940-1942 in Vermont during world war 2, again during the period of surrealism. Pavel believed his art to be “a kind of metamorphism as a magic which can transform any visible object into a whole…

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  • Geometry Of Fire Analysis

    Stillwater, Oklahoma, recently opened the Oklahoma State University Art Museum. This museum has had various exhibitions since it’s opening, including the James Rosenquist Exhibition. One of the most talked about pieces of the exhibition is Geometry of Fire. Geometry of Fire is an oil painting on canvas that measures 128 inches by 300 inches. The painting itself takes up a whole wall in the museum, which forces the view to stand at the opposite wall of the room if they would like to see the…

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  • Adriana Varejeo

    in general, but history from the edges, marginal cultures.” (Crane.tv). The series of paintings entitled, “Tongues and incisions’” uses the exposure of raw flesh (oil on canvas and polyurethane on aluminum and wood support) to carry the heavy contrast between “rational, geometrical, cold” and “the presence of the body, history written in the body”. Such two descriptions carries the artist’s fascination with Portugal’s colonization…

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  • Analysis: The Green Bridge II

    The Green Bridge II The Green Bridge II, by Lyonel Feininger, in 1916. It is an asymmetrical abstract piece made from oil paint on a canvas. Within the painting, there are three-dimensional objects, which would appear to tell a story. What appears a very busy street loitered with many people, walking to or from somewhere. The appearance of the buildings, surroundings, and the people are not normal, they have a really blocky or distorted appearance. There are many lines and almost textures…

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  • Symbolism In The Crucifixion

    Many paintings show different techniques than others. Tempera painting started out and was popular many years ago during the 14th century. Tempera consists of egg combined with a wet paste of ground pigment. This technique dries up very fast but the artist did use it more than oil painting. This technique has an ability to last for many years (Kleiner,2016, p. 559). Carlo Crivelli made The Crucifixion painting around 1487. This painting is 75 x 55.2 cm. By looking at the painting, I can infer…

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  • Passing Storm Painting

    meaning. This is oil on canvas painting called Passing Storm over the Sierra Nevadas made by artist Albert Bierstadt during 1870. This panting’s color schemes is polychromatic. It contains different hues such as green, yellow, and blue. Those hues that used on the painting are cool. Also there are secondary colors. The panting used dark green color in the trees that behind the river, and this creates values and distance between mountain and the land. Additionally, this painting used…

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  • Analysis Of The Tennis Court Oath Oil Painting By Jacques Louis David

    The Tennis Court Oath Oil painting by Jacques Louis David One of the most pivotal important moments in French History happened to also be a major turning point for the French society now seen today. That moment would be the Tennis Court Oath. The painting shows what appears to be the meeting of which was held June 20, 1789 as the Third Estate of France swore to each other never to disband until the Monarchy adopted a constitution limiting the King’s power for their New Assembly. The Tennis…

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  • Literary Analysis Of Rain's Rustle By Leonid Afremov

    Leonid Afremov’s painting, Rain’s Rustle, oil paint is used to create scenery of a rainy night in a city. Towards the center of the picture, there is a couple holding an umbrella walking with their backs to the viewer down a pathway that has trees that form a canopy over it. There are street lights down the sides of the sidewalk. There is a large bench towards the bottom right of the painting that is on the sidewalk. In the panting, it is raining and there are puddles on the side walk. The…

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