Archive for May, 2007

Leonardo da Vinci

Seldom would one encounter a person who hasn’t heard of Leonardo da Vinci, well, at least in most of the countries that have long appreciated the paintings of the masters from long ago. That is how well-known this ancient Italian painter has been in the modern world. da Vinci would forever be attached to his very well known masterpiece and probably the most recognizable painting of all time, the ever enchanting Mona Lisa. This great master of the arts Discovering the master behind the well known…

Panel Painting

There are many techniques employed in painting as art. Artists would want to follow a certain technique that they believe shows their best expression. Some artists prefer the canvas as the medium for their art expression. Some would prefer watercolor on paper. Still others choose pencil drawings as their outlets for expression. Another known method of painting that was popular then was doing panel paintings. Panel painting is simply painting that is created on a panel of wood. The panel can be a…

Oil Painting Process

┬áPainting, specifically oil painting, can be a very work-intensive and time consuming process. It requires more than just transferring your ideas into canvas and everything is done. There are certain processes that each oil painting undergo before they come out as a finished product. Here’s a simple guide to help introduce you to the general process that each oil painting goes through. Although the process that each oil painting go may vary from artist to artist, there are general steps that mos…