ENGLISH ANTIQUE ENGRAVING, ENGLISH STYLE XVII-BEGINNING OF THE XX CENTURY.
The Origin of Engraving in England. Engraved English school is much younger than Italian, German or Dutch. The history of English engraving, apparently, should be from the end of the…

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OIL PAINT
Artistic paints consist of colored powder - a pigment and a binder that holds together the smallest particles. In painting, mainly inorganic coloring materials are used, as more persistent, less…

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FRESCO Fresco (derived from Italian. Fresco, literally - fresh) is one of the wall painting techniques. The painting is painted on wet plaster with paints diluted in water. When dried,…

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HOW TO TENSION CANVAS ON A FRAME

FRAME
The stretcher serves as the basis for stretching the canvas. Subframes are of 2 types: modular (prefabricated, wedge) and deaf.
Modular (prefabricated, wedge) subframes can be bought in almost all art stores. They are sold in racks of 2 pieces (in increments of 5 cm in length) and cost a little more than deaf subframes.
Modular subframes have a huge advantage – their angles are not rigidly fixed and when the picture is sagging, the problem can be easily and quickly fixed at home – you just need to knock out the wedges (Figure No. 6). This must be done very carefully so as not to spoil the canvas with a hammer and not to drag it.
In deaf subframes, the corners are rigidly connected and if the canvas sags, it will have to be pulled. The Continue reading

Art criticism analysis and description of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s “Nude” painting
Parisians are born with all the shortcomings, but the wonderful fairy gives any flaw to their charm and enchantment. This fairy is grace. Heinrich Heine The painting “Naked” was written…

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Art criticism analysis and description of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s “Nude” painting
Parisians are born with all the shortcomings, but the wonderful fairy gives any flaw to their charm and enchantment. This fairy is grace. Heinrich Heine The painting “Naked” was written…

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TIPS FOR DEVELOPING AQUARIUS TECHNOLOGY
What does an inquisitive artist need to know in mastering the watercolor technique in order to avoid the wrong path? And are there any special secrets of watercolor craftsmanship? The…

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LESSON AQUARIUS. SEASCAPE
The best way to understand the watercolor technique is to start with a seascape. Even if you do not have experience, it does not matter. There are ready-made solutions in…

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