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. Read the rest of this entry »
Like a famous oil painting but can’t have the original one? Oil painting reproduction came into being at the market requirement. Irises was finished in the May of 1889. In 1892, French art critic Octave Mirbeau bought this painting by 300francs. He was an early appreciator of Van Gogh paintings. Same as other Van Gogh oil paintings, this one was bought and sold many times after Van Gogh’s death. On the auction in 1988, the painting was dealt on 53.9 million USD.
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Oil painting keeps changing and developing with the figure painting since it was came into being. Figure oil painting is the most important part of oil painting. Oil painting reproduction requires the artist has a solid sketch foundation and ability of managing color. The oil painting artist needs to understand and reproduce the figure’s character and inner spirit of the original oil painting before working. During the painting process is a strict using of the color and shape is vital. The comprehensive cultural accomplishment will be very helpful for oil painting reproduction work. Normally high level figure painting artist could also paint the landscape painting and still life painting very well.
The main points of classical figure painting reproduction:
In a classical oil painting, the figures were normally managed in a background or space. A three-dimensional space is necessary. The artist normally uses the perspective rules to push away the scene in the background. The near scene is normally painted by warm and pure color, the cold color and grey tone are always used to finish the far scene in the oil painting. Based on this rule, the contrast between warm tone and cold tone in the near scene leads the narrow contrast of the background.
The figures skin, the cloth material, and other kinds of articles for daily use are all could be depicted artistically and lively.
In painting circle, oil painting is named as the heavy industry, like Symphony in music field. That’s because oil painting owns heavier , nice quality, strength and deeper feelings than other kind of paintings. For example in an oil painting reproduction process, if it is a historical or monumental classical figure painting, the artist need to lay importance to the contrast between light and dark. The hand painted art work would show the oil painting tension with its quality. Read the rest of this entry »
Figures are always the leading role of the oil painting art. Figure painting is the most important painting subject in the art history. Famous figure oil paintings were also reproduced mostly in oil painting market. The artist needs to study the human anatomy, proportion, structure and moving perspective for painting. When reproduce an oil painting, the artist is required to follow the shaping rules strictly and managing the tiny color changes, human inner spirit and character in the original oil paintings. We can see many great master pieces came from different history stage. The painting skill and art conscious are very different based on the social background. They expressed their art views by their art language.
Generally speaking, figures oil painting includes head portrait, full size oil painting portrait, nude paintings, group portrait, genre painting and history paintings.
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