Notan and grey scale is essential to create good visual imagery. No good artists should attempt to design their painting without these. … Continue readingWhy is Values (Lights and Darks) so Important in Paintings
This movement is also known as action painting as it includes intense, rapid brushstrokes and dripped and splattered paints on to a large canvas. It works with the artist and expresses their mind, emotions or what they see unrealistically. Pollock is a great example as his pieces are messy and random to other but to him it is actually planned. The style is also related to surrealism as it shows the need to emphasis the mind. … Continue readingWhat is Abstract Expressionism?
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In oil painting, the simplest form of a glaze is a thin, oily, transparent layer of paint spread over the top of an opaque passage that has been given some time to dry. Light travels through the glaze and is reflected back off of the opaque layer below. … Continue readingWhat is a Glaze and the top 10 best-selling subjects for paintings