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

  • Analysis Of Thomas Kinkade's Oil Painting 'Sea Of Tranquility'

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    painter who infuses light into his paintings creating incredibly romantic and tranquil scenes. Kinkade’s oil painting “The Sea of Tranquility” is part of his collection of “Seaside Memories V” published in 1998. This painting was created in hope of people to remind themselves of how the way things once were or the way they could be. Many of Kinkade’s scenes of peace and nostalgia was painted based o family travels or memories. The medium of this art pies is oil on canvas, which gave the ability for

  • 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

  • Jan Van Eyck's Petrus Christus De Voragine

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    Imagine God was a Christian patron in the mid 1400s and God commissioned a painting capturing the scene of a virgin’s decent into the next life. How would a Northern Renaissance artist commemorate God’s vestal virgin’s last day on earth and ascension on to heaven without any references to the event? According to Maryan Ainsworth in her book Petrus Christus: Renaissance Master of Bruges “The Virgin’s death is not recounted in the Bible,” however, Jacobus de Voragine tells a story of an angel summoning

  • Who Is Judith Geher's Portrayal Of Beauty?

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    Judith Geher is a Toronto-based artist who’s speciality is simply portraying the female form in a way that she finds beautiful. In an interview with frankie.com, Geher said that “I paint what is beautiful to me. It's very personal. I am inspired by fashion imagery, and I know that beauty or the portrayal of beauty is controversial, but I can't help succumbing to it and I paint it the way I see it”. Her strong usage of muted tones in contrast with striking spots of saturated, dark hues offer a sense

  • 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

  • Portland Art Museum Essay

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    I visited the Portland Art Museum of Thursday the 22nd. RIght away, I noticed the architecture of the building. Primarily how the sections of the museum were very orderly, separated. It allowed me to be able to walk through each of the sections and look at almost all the of the art without getting lost. So, that is what I did. I started in the Early Chinese Art section. The first piece of art that stood out to me was named simply Tortoise. The sculpture used flowing, curved lines to create a stylised

  • 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

  • Comparison Of Horace Bundy's Girl With A Dog

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    really contrasted with the structured form within this portrait. The Girl with a Dog is oil on canvas painted in 1852. This type of portraiture is very unique and is quite modern compared to the standard portraits that contain one subject matter and direct gaze. However, Dodo and Her Brother stands tall as an almost life size portraiture. Kirchner painted this piece from 1908- 1920; this painting again is oil on canvas that depicts the livelihood of two family members. Kirchner is very expressive

  • 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

  • Nt1310 Unit 9 Final Project

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    incorporates formal elements like value, space and lines to display the double act of looking in Morning Sun. “ The model for the painting was Hopper’s wife Josephine. She was to be become Hopper’s only female model after their marriage in the mid-20s. At the time those drawings were made, she was 69 years old” (Theophanidis, 2014). As capturing the main character in the painting, a young girl with hair in a bun sits at the middle of the bed in a bare room. Both of her hands hold her knees, and the back

  • Bonobo And The Garden Of Earthly Delights Analysis

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    in class the other day The Bonobo and the Atheist The Garden Of Earthly Delights by Heironymus Bosch. It may be one of the most overwhelming paintings to ever understand, and you know how I am when I don’t understand something at first how frustrated I get. At a first glance you would say how could I ever understand what one could even think such a painting could mean, from the first panel having god and Adam and Eve together, to the second panel having people run around a beautiful landscape with

  • Kehinde Wiley: Mugshot Study

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    black and brown men throughout the world. Wiley uses photographs as his inspiration for his oil portrait paintings. The black and brown men are the subject of the painting in where he portrays them in heroic ways. The first painting is called Mugshot Study, 2006, a 36x24in oil painting. The painting is strictly naturalistic which works well of the size of the painting because is realistic. The title of the painting tells a lot about the artist symbolism and use of cultural context

  • The Garden Of Earthly Delights Analysis

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    in class the other day The Bonobo and the Atheist “The Garden Of Earthly Delights” by Heironymus Bosch. It may be one of the most overwhelming paintings to ever understand, and you know how I am when I don’t understand something at first how frustrated I get. At a first glance you would say how could I ever understand what one could even think such a painting could mean, from the first panel having God, Adam and Eve together, to the second panel having people run around a beautiful landscape with contrast

  • 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,

  • 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

  • Letter To Bonobo

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    in class the other day The Bonobo and the Atheist “The Garden Of Earthly Delights” by Heironymus Bosch. It may be one of the most overwhelming paintings to ever understand, and you know how I am when I don’t understand something at first how frustrated I get. At a first glance you would say how could I ever understand what one could even think such a painting could mean, from the first panel having god and Adam and Eve together, to the second panel having people run around a beautiful landscape with