Inventor of oil painting

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The oil painting is amazing. Though, few people know the inventor of oil painting.

Using oil to paint has been tried in the Byzantine era. According to the report, this painting will not dry exposed under the sun for a few months. In 1200, the monk Francis Ross wrote a essay called "a variety of art forms" on the painting. In this paper, he introduced the procedure of Linseed Oil and the Arab resin. At the end of the thirteen century, there were paintings related to oil painting in the British Isles. At the end of the fourteen century, the two painters Van Eyck brothers in the Netherlands who used the oil to melt pigment formed pure oil painting. Even though art historians cannot conclude that the Van Eyck brothers are the inventors of oil painting, they found an ideal oil-based painting at the basis of previous experiments.

Many experts think that their greatest success is putting the resin into the oil so that the writing can be flowing and dry quickly. The foremost one who studied and mastered the techniques of oil painting painter in Italy is Antonueuo De Messina (1430-1479). It was said that he trained the usage of oil painting in Venice after he learnt the Van Eyck brothers’ painting techniques in the Netherlands. Then oil painting became well-liked as an independent painting in Europe.

For hundreds of years, oil painting are further developed and improved after the sequence of generations and the creation of the artist. The oil painting has been the periods of the classical, modern and existing. The painting in different times is being affected by the control of the different art ideological and the constraint of techniques, showing a different feature.

Landscape oil painting

Chinese and Western artists for natural landscapes oil painting have special perspectives, different from the East and the West view of the world and values. Practices on the presentation of the artist painting the outside did not; two different cultural systems of different breeds of modeling tools, space and color patterns.

The chief form of Chinese oil painting is a means of "lines." "Line" in China, described the artist's highly significant, and many complicated things, full of vitality only by a few of the "line" on it. Artists during the creation of the accumulation of a variety of different "lines Expressing his mind described the hearts of a unique landscape. Chinese landscape painting at home to rely on "line" to shape the uniqueness of rocks, forming different patterns, "line" as well as cracked rubbing. "Line" in his works is a very important element, "line" Application of a direct impact on the merits of a work, hence, China's pursuit of his life the poor artist full of vitality of the "line", many outstanding artists...

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