Essay On Art Mediums

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Art Mediums
“In visual perception a colour is almost never seen as it really is – as it physically is. This fact makes colour the most relative medium in art.”- Josef Albers
Art Medium:
Medium is what we used to draw. For a simple drawing it is a pencil & for sculpting it is clay. It can be any material. For example, Michelangelo used marble to create David
Different type of art mediums as follows:
Oil Pastels: Oil pastels are very different art medium. It is also called as wax oil crayon. They made in such way that they are soft, oily & designed to mix & spread together on the paper. Artist prefers oil pastels for these qualities. These are widely used because it is easy to handle. But it is difficult to give detailed strokes. In-spite of this default, the picture made is realistic. It was first developed in 1921 but the first professional oil pastel was developed in 1949. The major advantage of oil pastels is that it never hardens therefore it never cracks.

“The Old Guitarist “by Pablo Picasso
About The Artist:
Pablo Picasso was on 25th October 1881. He was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker and ceramist. He spent most of his adult life in France. He is one of the most influential artists of 20th century. His works are praised all over the world.
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Its inviting qualities is it’s easy to clean up and vivid colour. Unlike oils, acrylic paints can be used in paper as it does not cause decay in natural materials. The drying process is much quicker than oil paints. Therefore it allows one build up layers within painting quickly. It tends to be less glossy than oil paints. When in the liquid state, the paint appears to be lighter than they will be dry. Therefore artist must have to imagine the painting (after drying) in beforehand. But still, professional artist use acrylic paints to give detailed strokes. For beginners, it takes time to work with acrylic paints as they got to think how the colour appears after
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