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Oil's use on paintings (4)

2007-4-19 2:52:40 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
SAFFLOWER OILSafflower oil is similar to poppy seed oil in that they both are suitable for whites and light colors. It has less of a tendency to yellow when compared to linseed oil.WALNUT OILWalnut oil is a pale oil that helps make paint more fluid a...

Oil's use on paintings (3)

2007-4-18 4:7:4 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
STAND OILStand oil is also a thick bodied medium like sun thickened linseed oil. Linseed oil is heated at a high steady temperature, in an air tight container, which results in a very thick honey like consistency. Stand oil is useful as a glazing med...

Oil's use on paintings (2)

2007-4-18 2:11:43 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
STEAM PRESSED OR REFINED LINSEED OILWhen the flaxseed is steam heated and then pressed it yields more oil, thereby making refined linseed oil a more affordable medium for artists and for use as a binder in oil paints. The process of steam heating the...

oil's use on paintings (1)

2007-4-17 2:49:53 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
LINSEED OILLinseed oil is made from the seed of the flax plant. During its early history, linseed oil had a different role then it has today. Originally it was used as a final varnish for paintings that were created using the egg tempera medium. Lins...

Color

2007-4-17 2:39:32 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
Color is probably the single most exciting part of oil painting. It is truly amazing how an artist can take a two dimensional surface and create the illusion of depth and distance using color. To accurately depict a three dimensional scene using colo...

The uses of artworks

2007-4-16 3:3:39 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
People desire artwork for different reasons. Some only for the visual qualities, others for that and more, another for financial gain. Only the first reason really inspires an artist to produce his creations, but he is not offended by the other reaso...

About artworks and artists

2007-4-16 1:19:5 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
What is the most delectable thing for an artist? In my opinion,the happiest thing is that his works is well recognized and acknowledged by many people. If his work is not acknowledged,is he still pleased? I think he is not.Although many masters' artw...

The art of life

2007-4-13 4:55:31 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
Many people have their own hobbies for art,although they are different,but they are all lovers to art.While artist is the creator of artworks,but he is also the lover to art, and his perspective for art is more profound.Most people enjoy framed art b...

The charm of artwork

2007-4-11 22:29:12 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
A print, a painting or other work of art makes a work place, a blank wall in a house, places where people gather - come alive. Art makes space grow and become more interesting because of the energy, attention, and exciting feeling a work of art creat...

Color's use

2007-4-11 22:11:15 Post:Sam | Categories:doupine | Comment:0 | Quote:0 | Browse:
Most artists have their own ideas of the colors that constitute their basic palette. Often it depends upon the subject. For example, they will use different colors to paint landscape and portrait.However, there are a few colors that are almost standa...
 

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