Oil painting Essays

  • Vietnamese Oil Painting Analysis

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    assignment theme is based on Vietnamese oil painting. I have found out that oil painting is not originated from Vietnam, but Vietnamese artist through times have develop oil panting skills and techniques to a different stage. Therefore my intension is to thoroughly analyse the painting processes and techniques of Vietnamese oil painting during the period of war to the development of the Socialist republic of Vietnam (1960-1976) and I will compare two painting from this period with two contemporary

  • Diego Velazquez's Oil Painting Analysis

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    This oil painting created in 1647 by Diego Velazquez illustrates the Goddess Venus laying down across a bed, gazing into a mirror being held up by an angel. The image of Venus differentiates from past classical representations of the Goddess. The most notable differences being the way the Venus is facing, and the lack of soft rounded curves. The female in the painting is more slender, and the painter accentuates the transition of her muscles. Additionally, her hair is in a bun opposed to flowing

  • Da Vinci Artist

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    The combination of being a perfectionist and a procrastinator, were traits that did not serve him well. This very combination is the host of many a brilliant minds. 3) One of the first in Italy to use oil paints. For egg tempera was the ways of other painters at that time; Definition: Egg tempera is a paint made from pigment and egg yolk (the yellow) as a binder. Water is added to thin the paint to the consistency desired. As eggs go off quickly, only

  • Themes In Robinson Jeffers's Their Beauty Has More Meaning

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    “Their Beauty Has More Meaning,” written by Robinson Jeffers is seventeen lines that all flow with admiration for nature. Jeffers introduced the poem solemnly with the title referring to a their, leaving the audience wondering to whom Jeffers is referring to. Throughout the poem, Jeffers focuses on five forces: storms, the moon, the ocean, dawn, and the birds. There are certain words that are structured differently to show emphasis and the importance of these words to the author. After carefully

  • Palladian Architecture

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    Palladian Architecture Andrea Palladio, who was originally named Andrea di Pietro della Gondola is considered to be the greatest architect of northern Italy during the 16th-century. Palladio was born November 30, 1508 in Padua, Republic of Venice and passed away August of 1580 in Vicenza. During his time, this Italian architect was influenced greatly by Roman and Greek architecture which led him to design both palaces and villas, the most notable villa being Villa Rotonda. Palladio’s architecture

  • Art Analysis: Edvard Munch's The Scream

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    Imagine you were in the time period of the 19th century when oil paintings were becoming more common in the world. The two painting that I chose were The Wivenhoe Park Essex by John, Constable in 1816 and the other painting I chose was The Scream by Edvard Munch in 1893. I chose these two painting because I thought The Wivenhoe Essex reminded me of my cabin up north and the scenery of northern Minnesota with the lakes and pastures in the background. The Wivenhoe art piece looks like a modern day

  • St. Louis Art Museum Analysis

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    The first painting, “Keith” is a painting done by the man named Chuck Close. This painting captures the detail of a man with an intense look upon his face. Chuck Close uses extreme details to make the painting seem as if it were a photograph taken by a camera. The painting is done in black white and gray. For this painting, Close used acrylic on a canvas. Close takes a photograph and creates a grid on both the

  • Herrin Massacre Paul Cadmus Analysis

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    about it and in many of his paintings such as what I believe(1948) he depicts homoerotics in the idea of it being acceptable. Whereas in the painting Herrin Massacre he only slightly depicts homosexuality, but still focuses on the male body muscle features. Despite some of his more calming paintings this one is aggressive and

  • The Rocky Mountains Lander's Peak Analysis

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    Bierstadt’s The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak (1863) is a oil on panel that means it has been created on wood, and the oil in the painting allows easy manipulation for the choice of color in the panting. However, David P. Bradley’s Indian Country Today (1997) is an acrylic on canvas that means it allows for multiple possibilities for color and technique. Bierstadt and Bradley paintings both have similar forms and choices of hue. In Bierstadt painting the use of form allows the viewer to distinguish between

  • Rogier Van Der Weyden Analysis

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    Rogier van der Weyden and three of his religious paintings? Do to world war II some reacds of Rogier van der Weyden have been lost(Rogier Van Der Weyden). Weyden was born around 1399 in Tonurnai which is located in modern day Belgium(Rogier Van Der Weyden). He was an apprentice to the Master of Flémalle, who was possibly known as Robert Campin (Rogier Van Der Weyden). Campin was one of the founders of the Early Netherlandish style of painting that espoused a naturalistic style that soon spread

  • Essay On Da Messina

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    Messina might have introduced oil painting and Flemish artistic techniques into (approximately) fifteenth-century Venetian art. He traveled to quite a few places such as Rome, Naples, Milan, and Venice to study the nature of art and to actually paint his artworks. Additionally, when he was traveling to other places, he would oftentimes return back to Messina to work on more paintings. He would usually paint portraits and landscapes,

  • Virgin And Child Analysis

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    The artist Dieric Bouts painting is called Virgin and Child. This painting dates back to 1455-1460 and is drawn with oil on a wood panel 81/2 x 61/2 . The time period is Netherlands, Haarlem. The Virgin and child are paint about the Virgin Mary and her love for her son. The Virgin and Child coloring is mostly pale skin tone, with royal blues symbolizing royalty and, white symbolizing purity. The lining in the skin makes the painting look more realistic and the lighting brings out the dimensions

  • Virgin And Child Essay

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    The artist Dieric Bouts painting is called Virgin and Child. This painting dates back to 1455-1460 and is drawn with oil on a wood panel 81/2 x 61/2 . The time period is Netherlands, Haarlem. The Virgin and child are paint about the Virgin Mary and her love for her son. Coloring in painting help draw audiences into the art work itself. The Virgin and Child coloring is mostly pale skin tone, with royal blues symbolizing royalty and, white symbolizing purity the black background helps make Mary

  • Madame Jacques-Louis Analysis

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    description about both paintings. Also, I will analysis two elements and two principles of design in both paintings. Moreover, I will compare between them to see the similarities and differences between both paintings. Finally, I will give small conclusion about the whole paper. Description1: The first artwork is Madame Jacques-Louis Leblanc. Jean Augst Dominique painted it in 1823(1). This painting looks private like for example he was drawing the love of his life. The woman in the painting sitting in a

  • Venus And The Lute Player Analysis

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    The Venus and the Lute Player was created by Tiziano Vecelli(o), also referred to as Titian. This piece of art was created on a canvas using oil circa 1565-1570. The artwork was made in a style similar to that of a portrait. The background is portrayed as a nature scene with only the left half of it exposed. The middle ground is composed of a red curtain which creates the division between the background and the foreground. The foreground consists of a lute player, the goddess Venus, and a baby angel

  • Jan Van Eyck The Last Judgement Analysis

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    his style came from International Gothic, but he focused mostly on naturalism and realism. As we learned in class, Van Eyck mostly used oil, because it does not dries

  • Tom Wesselmann Still Life # 30 Analysis

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    Still life #30 by Tom Wesselmann Figure 1: Tom Wesselmann, Still Life #30, 1963. Oil, enamel and synthetic polymer paint on composition board with collage, 122 x 167.5 x 10 cm. Museum of Modern Art, New York (Gualdoni 2008: 40-41). In Still life #30 you find a depiction of the ideal post-war suburban American kitchen, aesthetically and clinically sound. A mixture of both Painting and collaged elements were used to create this image. Starting with the collaged elements; from the lower

  • Beauty In Beliefs In Edward Hicks's Peaceable Kingdom

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    Beauty in Beliefs The art piece, Peaceable Kingdom by Edward Hicks has a medium of oil on canvas which consists of a lot of detail and meaning. This was a painting made in 1832 with a scale of 17 7/8 x 23 7/8 inches and now is part of the MET collection. Hicks intention with this painting was to get the idea of Isaiah 11:6 into image since it wasn 't going so well at the time of the paintings creation. He wanted to show perfect harmony during hardship and the Bible verse perfectly aligned with his

  • Egg Temper Painting Analysis

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    1: Title and name. Slide 2: Egg Tempera, Fresco and oil painting were the three mediums that were usually used in that era. Egg tempera is a permanent, fast-drying painting medium consisting of quality finely ground dry pigments, egg yolk and water. Fresco was done on freshly laid wet plaster with pigments dissolved in lime water. As both dry they became completely integrated. (Fresco Techniques 2014) and oil painting is of course painted by oil paint. Egg Tempera was the usual medium if the artist

  • The Arnolfini Portrait Symbolism

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    The Arnolfini Portrait, 1434 (82 X 60 cm) is an oil painting that dates back to the early renaissance, painted by the Netherlandish artist Jan Van Eyck on 3 vertical oak panels. It was painted in Bruges, France, for the wealthy merchant from Lucca, Giovanni Arnolfini along with his wife in the comfort of their home. The painting has been in The National Gallery of London since 1842. The painting shows a couple standing in the middle of a bedroom, holding hands and in formalized poses. They