Dancing with sunshine, Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas was famous of painting ballet dancers. As an oil painting artist almost everybody knew him.
Degas was a frequent guest of Palais Garnier. He had never lost interest to ballet. In his late life, ballet was the main painting subject of his art works. Degas had never being so infatuated to other painting subjects, and he had never worked out his personal painting style by other oil painting style.

Degas was interested in ballet not because the ballet dancers were all beautiful girls. He followed with interest in the effects of light and shade. That could be used to show the way of movement and space..
Edgar Degas’ early oil painting objects had ever included audiences, musicians and ballet dancers on the stage. But later, he was not satisfied with watching as a audience. He wanted to go the back stage of the colorful world to see what was happening.

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Classical painting reproduction

We are discussing the art features and the development of the classical paintings. If we want to understand the classical painting reproduction exactly, we need to know more about classical painting in advance.

The common features of the classical oil painting: regardless the size, the oil painting could show us a perfect artistic conception.  The oil painting artist could arrange the articles in a limited painting composition with a well ordered and attractive eye sight. The oil paintings normally have a outstanding subject with fine details. The shape and color is elegant and formed the artistic atmosphere. Appreciating classical oil painting is pleasant thing. When expressing the personal feeling, the oil painting artists need to consider about the objective world and depicting scenes with a strict sketch, lively and decorative painting color, and natural lines with a balance painting structure. In the classical oil painting, the artists pay attention to the perspective skill, human anatomy for realizing well combination of the art feeling, life enthusiasm and the scientific principles in a oil painting.

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