Oil Painting: Painting Like The Masters

oil-paintingOil paintings began in the Mediterranean during the Greek and Roman civilizations. The Egyptians also used the techniques of painting, rich in wax, dyes, metals such as copper, iron and manganese and the temperature was.

While historians have noted that cultures of the Mediterranean, this time deliberately, flax, walnuts, poppy seed and other vegetable oils, were not yet conclusive evidence that they had used in oil paintings of the time.

The temperature of the early oil painters were using mixed media such as biological fluids with added water and volatile oil. Italian artists of the century, using organic ingredients such as protein derived from the material, whole eggs, milk or animal glue.

Since the collapse of the Roman Empire from the 15th Century oil paintings and Renaissance tempera painting was widespread. In Greece and Italy, olive oil was the preferred therapy for the mixture of pigment, although this is based on a longer drying time and extreme difficulty for human models. Theophilus, a monk born in Germany and no painter in 1100 with the oil to the oil paintings. In Japan, replacing oil, Perilla oil painting was to be implemented after a leading application as early as the 8th Century. During 1300 the Italian Cennino Cennini creates oil paintings that were a combination of temperature and light levels as much oil.

Much later, the program Leonardo DaVinci lived until 1519, made their own concoction of oil paintings created by adding up to 10 percent oil and wax it, then boil the combination.

If you want to follow in the footsteps of great painters are some simple techniques and preparations to follow before and during the creation of oil paintings.

The first important technique is to dress for it, including gloves. Tools are two tanks, one with walnut oil paint, and the other with a combination of two parts one part thinner. Make sure you have room to brush up on your palette knife and your containers with your tubes and flaps.

palette you should start with just 2-3 paints. In general, you should cadmium red, cadmium yellow and start to ultramarine blue.

Your knife is the tool you have oil painting technique for mixing colors. Note that the mixture of oil have short lives, so if you try to make a color change and it does not work right the first time a fast color cloth and wipe the screen and start all over again.

One of the advantages of oil, that the technical correction makes it much easier to take almost a whole day to dry. So you have plenty of time correction. On the other hand, because oil painting for so long, dry and too heavy coat to slow down the process of painting them significantly.

The brush that you’re in your oil painting to be cleaned and the various changes of color. This technique is vital. The first thing to do is to remove as much color as you can with the color of RAG and then place the brush in the paint. Swish the brush around thinner, and dry them with RAG.

You should wait 24 hours after the first full oil paintings you before the second application or your first application to launch smear.

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