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Oil painting

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

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chiaroscuro

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Chiaroscuro is an Italian word literally meaning "light dark", most usually used to describe a painting created with strong contrasts, such as Caravaggio.

mahl stick

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Mahl stick – (Pronounced: mar-hl)- is a wooden stick used to lean on when painting fine details. It has a long handle with a pad at one end, you rest this end on a dry area of the canvas to help ...

mahl stick

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Mahl stick is a wooden stick used to lean on when painting fine details. It has a long handle with a pad at one end, you rest this end on a dry area of the canvas to help steady your painting arm ...

The Park

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

One of Klimt's paintings closer to abtraction, but not quite embracing it in full. The multiplicity of colours and reedy forms of vegetation infuse a sense of vivaciousness that connects with ...

Life and Death

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

The marked rupture cutting this composition in two parts represents several symbolic motifs: the disquieting and dark image of Death looms ove the entangled group of the human bodies, where colour ...

Tree of Life

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

The panel shows different influences, converging together: from the Byzantine mosaic art to the Japanese prints. But especially dominant is the Egyptian culture, in the posture of the figures and the ...

Danaë

Arts & crafts; Oil painting

Representation of the mythological daughter of King Acrisius of Argos and his wife Queen Eurydice. While imprisoned by her father, King of Argos, in a tower of bronze, Danae was visited by Zeus, ...

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