Saturday, March 24, 2012

Italian oil paintings painter -Raphael

Raphael (1483 –1520),the full name is Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, was an Italian oil paintings painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His artwork is famous for the form clarity and ease composition and for its visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. He was one of the traditional trinity great masters in the time
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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Romanist pioneering Jan Gossaert (Mabuse)

An introduce of Jan Gossaert, sometimes called Mabuse, is often described as a pioneering 'Romanist': he was one of the first Flemish artists to travel to Italy, and to use aspects of Italian art in the Netherlands. His most impressive early panel, the Gallery's 'Adoration of the Kings', is a huge work in which splendid detail is marshalled into a coherent and compelling whole.

Gossaert was also a notable portraitist. In 1503 he became a member of the painters' guild in Antwerp. He worked for Philip of Burgundy, with whom he travelled to Italy in 1508, and from then on enjoyed noble patronage. Dating his pictures remains difficult. A large proportion of his later work consists of penetrating portraits, of which the Gallery has a fine and varied group. In these the attention to detail of the Northern portrait tradition is retained.

Gossaert's experience of Italian art, however, radically affected his output. He adopted ideas from classical art and from 16th-century works, and created statuesque nudes, in pictures such as the 'Adam and Eve' on loan to the Gallery from the Royal Collection.
FOLLOWING Are some of his famous artworks,
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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Some Oil Painting Techniques For You

Some Oil Painting Techniques For You

The complex oil paintings and tools cause the oil painting drawing complexity. For centuries, the artist has created a variety of painting techniques in practice, allow painting materials adequate performance the play effect. Following are some main oil painting techniques:
1. Transparent covering method
 that is, without white color oil and only use toning oil dilution of pigment for multi-level depicted.The next layer paint must after the previous dry. as each color layer has more tenuous, the underlying color can vaguely revealed, and upper formation change subtle color tint. For example painting on the crimson color layer coated cover staid blue, it would produce blue purple richness of combining warm in the cold effect.This does not bring up from the palette. This is very suitable for sense of texture and rich descriptive for images, especially being able to paint a vivid character skin and smooth color changes.It can make you feel the flow of blood below the skin. Its disadvantage is that the color range is narrow, making is not easy, long time to complete the works, is not easy to express the artist's creation emotions .
2.Opaque covering method
It is also called multi-level coloring method. First ,painting the general body using one color,then painted with color in multi-level layer.Paintin the  dark part thinner, intermediate tone and light layers with thick coating,cover or remain, in blocks of color contrast. Due to the varying thickness,it can express the rich color and texture. There is not strict difference between transparent and opaque-there drawings, painters often integrated them in a painting application. When paint the part in dark or shadow, painting with a transparent color method can have a sense of stability, the deep sense of volume and space, opaque coating color rules is easier to shape the body outside except the dark, increasing the e color saturation. Before 19th century, painters used both descriptive, making works are generally long time, some painting when the layer has been placed through long-term, depicting the color layer to dry completely.
3. Opaque one time coloring method
It also called direct rendering method. Painting the general on the canvas with images of color perception or laying the concept on the color of the screen color, basically a finished painting.If there is anything painted wrong,they will scarpe it by a knife and then painted continuely. This painting method, the pigments for each pen dipped in a deep, high color saturation, strokes are more clear, vivid feeling of ease of expression when painting.
After the middle of the 19th century many artists more to adopt this method. To make a shaded up to full effect, you must pay attention to gestures application, the common ways can be divided into flat paint, powder coating and coated thick coating. Flat coated is with one-way of efforts, and uniform of gesture into large area color, for in smooth, and stability of composition in the shaping static of body; bulk coated means  pursuanting to paint by the painted body,stroking comparison loose, and flexible, thick coated is is full site or local to thick heap pigments, some formed up to number mm of color layer or color block, making pigments performance out texture of fun, also strengthen the image. As an artistic language,the paintings includes color, light, line, texture of oil painting, strokes, texture, light, space, multiple form factors such as composition, techniques of oil painting is the shape factor to reflect or focus on individual, performance full of painting materials provided in the second degree of using oil painting techniques on a flat background. Process of painting is painter  control the oil and choice materials to express artistic ideas.