Bistre, Grisaille and Verdaccio are all techniques that were used by the Old Masters like Titian, Rembrandt,, Caravaggio and other to create a traditional under painting. … Continue readingWhat is Under painting and the difference between Bistre, Grisaille and Verdaccio
Questions you can ask before you start painting is: Is it dark or light? (Chiaroscuro) Is it hot or cold? Am I using the 7 principles of good art in my painting? Balance Proportion Emphasis Variety Movement Rhythm Harmony The word Chiaroscuro itself is Italian, … Continue readingQuestions you should ask before you start painting….
“This morning I saw the countryside from my window a long time before sunrise, with nothing but the morning star, which looked very big,” Vincent van Gogh Van Gogh was known for his thick application of paint on canvas, called impasto. An Italian word for … Continue readingHow did the van Gogh paint?