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What is an Oil Painting?

          Oil painting is simply a combination of three things: pigment, binder, and thinner. The pigment is the color element, and the binder is the liquid carrier that binds the ground up the stain to be used to the canvas or whatever area that should be painted. On the other hand, a thinner is always added to the viscous pigment- oil mixture to make it easier to apply using a brush. For instance, one of theContinue readingWhat is an Oil Painting?

Portrait as a Genre of Visual Art

           Portraits are among the most important genres in the history of art. Portraits are the most commonly used artistic genre in art generally. It can perform very powerful magic despite all the obstacles it is facing today. They are very popular and live today and even in the coming days. Portraits can symbolize a figure’s physical and psychological characteristics, which makes it very magical. When designing a portrait, the artist focuses on showing the sitter’s appearanceContinue readingPortrait as a Genre of Visual Art

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