Mediums of the Visual Arts

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Mediums of the Visual Arts

Painting- the art of creating meaningful effects on a flat surface by the use of pigments.

Canvas

Oil Paint

Color Pigments

Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Oilpigments are mixed in oil. - surface used is usually canvas, although other surfaces like wood, paper, and metal may be used. - the surface must receive oil paint freely, and yet not absorb it, can withstand temperature changes, and not crack the pigment on it.-

Oil this

medium is popular to painters because there is no limit to the ways of handling oil pigments. the pigment may be applied in a thick and heavy opaque manner or in washes of almost water color transparency. Carlos Botong Francisco, Norma Belleza

Wind-up Adarna

Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

Temperamixture of ground pigments and an albuminous or colloidal vehicle, either egg, gum, or glue, used by Egyptian, Medieval, and Renaissance painters. - special characteristic of emulsion (watery, milk-like mixture of oily and watery consistency) that rapidly dries. - usually done in a wooden panel that has been made smooth with a coating of plaster. - the colors are mixed with egg yolk, and since the paint dries rapidly there is little blending or fusing of colors.-

Tempera- falls into 3 principal dimensions: unvarnished or gouache-like tempera, varnished tempera, and tempera as an under painting for oil.

Madonna and Child

The Last Supper

Watercolorpigments are mixed with water and applied to fine white paper. - colors are applied in very thin layers. - other materials like parchment, ivory, silk, and cambric are also used as ground.-

Self-portrait Czanne

Mdchen

Young Hare

Jedburgh Abbey from the River

Pastel- possesses only surfaces of light, gives no glazed effect, and most closely resembles dry pigment.

Pastel

A bravura pastel portrait of Louis

Self-portrait of Italian painter Rosalba Carriera holding a portrait of her sister.

Jean Baptiste Simeon

Fresco-

the colors are mixed with water and applied to fresh plaster which absorbs the color. - since the pigment has been incorporated with the plaster, it lasts until the wall is destroyed. - means fresh in Italian

Ceiling Mosaic

Fresco of St. Nicholas by Dionisius

Sistine Chapel Ceiling

Sistine Chapel Ceiling

Creation of Adam

Acrylicsynthetic paints using acrylic emulsion as binder. - combines the transparency and quick-drying qualities of watercolor and are as flexible as oil.-

Red Acrylic Paint

Detail of acrylic painting showing finishes that resemble both oil and watercolor

Fluorescent acrylic paints lit by UV light