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Oil painting

The art or practice of painting using oil-based paint.

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Oil painting

Vincent van Gogh

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Vincent Willem van Gogh is a Dutch post-Impressionist painter who only became famous after his death. Van Gogh is best-known for his works that use bold strokes annd swirls with vivid colors and ...

The Mona Lisa

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

The Mona Lisa is widely recognized as one of the most famous paintings in the history of art. It is a half-length portrait of a seated woman painted in oil by Leonardo da Vinci during the Renaissance ...

Leonardo da Vinci

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Leonardo da Vinci is a master dabbled in many mediums such as painting, architecture, sculpture, and engineering. His best-known works include the Mona Lisa (1503-1506) and The Last Supper (1495). He ...

academy board

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

A type of cardboard sheet used as a support for painting, especially in oils.

The Garden of Earthly Delights

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Bosch's most famous and unconventional picture, The Garden of Earthly Delights was painted between 1490 and 1510. The oil painting is on three panels, with two side pannels closing over the center as ...

fugitive pigment

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Fugitive pigment is a phrase used to describe a pigment's impermanence and tendency to fade or change colour under the influence of natural effects such as sunlight, heat, water, etc. Reynolds ...

grass muller

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

A glass muller is needed when grinding paint by hand and to coat the dry pigment in medium. The base of the muller has been sandblasted to form a slight roughness and is usually slightly curved. The ...

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