Oil painting – Fine Art Blogger http://fineartblogger.com Oil paintings and Watercolor paintings Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:19:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 29138312 Famous Food Paintings in Art History http://fineartblogger.com/famous-food-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/famous-food-paintings/#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2018 09:19:35 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=4964 Food paintings are quite famous in the history of art. There are many artists who choose this subject. I always preferred realistic food paintings on canvas. Art history show several great examples of how food and water was given a place in artistic creations. In European paintings of 18th and 19th centuries, feasting sketches were quite common. Gradually artists began to use wine glasses, fruits and plants along with other subjects. It gave the artists an opportunity to label texture and color through experiments. Still life paintings of food gained popularity in the art domain in those years. Some still life

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4 Tips For Painting Fast And Loose http://fineartblogger.com/painting-fast-loose/ http://fineartblogger.com/painting-fast-loose/#respond Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:44:18 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5256 One of the most frequent questions I am asked by beginners is how to paint in a more fast and loose style. When you are starting out, it is not uncommon for your brushwork to be very tight and overly refined. This leads to an unnatural looking painting. When you watch the great master’s paint, the paint flows from their brush fluently without hesitation. It is almost as if they are communicating with the canvas using their brush. It looks almost effortless as they paint with such confidence. How can they do this? It is all about experience and technique

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Top 15 World famous paintings http://fineartblogger.com/world-famous-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/world-famous-paintings/#respond Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:38:59 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5224 Paintings are not frames but they always speaks. Most famous paintings in the world have a signature of history and culture. They are not mere mixture of some colors but they are combinations of many ideas. Millions and millions of paintings are there all over the world.  But very few among them transcend. Few among them rewrite history.  The entire universe is a beautiful painting and every one can see the art. But only few can capture them with the brush and illustrate them into amazing art using paint. If we select the best among world-famous paintings it’s sure that

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Why Mona Lisa Painting is Famous? http://fineartblogger.com/mona-lisa-painting-famous/ http://fineartblogger.com/mona-lisa-painting-famous/#respond Wed, 31 May 2017 19:07:37 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5208 The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most famous paintings in the art history. It is perhaps the most printed about and most discussed work ever. The work is kept behind a bullet-proof glass safely at the Musée du Louvre gallery in Paris. Around 6 million people visit the gallery to see this painting. What makes her so popular? It is her smile that accounts for her popularity. Her half-smile is often described “enigmatic” and had mystified people from different aspects of life. The painting was always in limelight since its completion in 1519. Before reaching

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Award Winning Paintings-Still Life By Portrait Society of America http://fineartblogger.com/award-winning-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/award-winning-paintings/#respond Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:19:18 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5142 Enjoy this collection of award winning paintings from the 2016 members-only competition by Portrait Society of America. Competition was held in different categories including portraits, still life, landscape, non-commissioned portraits and commissioned portraits. I have featured the still-life painting category here. The contest had a great participation with more than 1800 entries. Almost all the works were above the standard bar. The judgement in the still-life section was quite tough with such quality entries. The winners were selected by the jury team based on several factors. The subject, presentation, color values and technique was given special importance during the judgement.

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Dress Paintings By Romanian Artist Viktor Schramm http://fineartblogger.com/dress-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/dress-paintings/#respond Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:12:54 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5117 Today I came across some amazing dress paintings by Viktor Schramm. So I thought to share his works with my readers. 🙂 I really wonder why such a great artist is not so popular? You may not realize how beautiful the paintings of the 19th century are. There are many skilled artists who lived in those times. But many of them are unknown to us. This post is dedicated to this great artist! Artist Bio: He was a Romanian artist who was born in 1865. He focused mainly on oil portraits. Viktor joined the Munich institute, Germany to study art

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Realistic Classic Car Paintings By UK Artist Paul Smith http://fineartblogger.com/classic-car-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/classic-car-paintings/#comments Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:01:11 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5055 Skill and creativity come into life in the classic car paintings by artist Paul Smith. Painting vintage cars in realistic method is a Himalayan task. It demands the right blend of imagination and technique at its best. There are only few artists who specialise in painting old cars. Today’s featured artist is Paul Smith from London. Paul Smith Biography He was born in 1948 and stepped into the world of art at the age of fifteen. He was able to sell his first painting very easily and thought being an artist is quite easy. But it actually took several years

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Amazing Candlelight Paintings By Famous Artists http://fineartblogger.com/candlelight-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/candlelight-paintings/#respond Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:41:31 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5034 Candlelight paintings are amazingly attractive with vibrant flames. If you have ever wondered about painting light, take a sure shot chance to try out a burning candle. The focus of the painting is on the flame and have a wide impact on the subject. The luminous area on the canvas is the glow that radiates from the flame.The brilliance of the flame could be easily highlighted with the supporting objects. The color patterns on the frame make it rather attractive. The bluish flame at the bottom with a transparent touch makes the flame heavenly. The glowing yellow color of the

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19th Century Dress paintings with Amazing Details http://fineartblogger.com/19th-century-dress-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/19th-century-dress-paintings/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:36:29 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5017 19th century dress paintings are amazing with rich details. Many artists who painted women portraits,  gave strong emphasis to the details on clothes. These paintings show the fashion statement in a bold manner. 19th century cloth patterns can be easily identified from these works. A close analysis of these works outline the popularity of gown during the era. The women fashion domain was characterized with sharp waist, sloping shoulder piece and skirts which resembled a bell. Later, the volume of these skirts increased throughout the end of 1990s. Women in 17-19th century art shows the use of rich colors and

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Amazing Dog Paintings by Famous Artists http://fineartblogger.com/dog-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/dog-paintings/#respond Sun, 26 Jun 2016 15:10:51 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=5002 Dog paintings often outline the role of this animal as a pet in our life. Many prominent artists paint dog as a main subject. The skill to showcase a dog’s emotion is definitely a true art. Often this work is complemented with an array of background details. How to paint a dog eye is a tough tag from a beginner’s perspective. The details on the fur add the overall beauty of the work. It is really a hard task to make a dog pose for a painting. Some artists use a reference photograph of the dog to paint. But a

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Famous Grape Paintings On Canvas http://fineartblogger.com/grape-paintings/ http://fineartblogger.com/grape-paintings/#comments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:58:45 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=4988 Grape paintings make a beautiful addition to any living space. It is a favorite subject for many famous artists. Since 18th century, this topic is widely appreciated. Most of the artists preferred adding grapes to their still life works. Paintings of grapes are often visually pleasing and attractive. What is the driving force in these works? I think the magical purple-blue color hides the mystery. The beauty of purple color is evident from a grape painting. While painting, each grape balls are carefully painted so that the final work gets a three dimensional effect. The underlying grape balls often demand

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Beautiful Love Paintings By Famous Artists http://fineartblogger.com/beautiful-love-paintings-famous-artists/ http://fineartblogger.com/beautiful-love-paintings-famous-artists/#comments Mon, 06 Jun 2016 10:48:45 +0000 http://fineartblogger.com/?p=4966 Beautiful love paintings are much appreciated around the world. It is a favorite subject for several famous artists. Romantic paintings of lovers are a feast to the eyes. 19th century saw the creation of unique masterpieces on this theme. These works are characterized with passion and blended with masterful brushstrokes. The dedication of each artist is evident in each work. Beautiful Love Paintings Each work have a great story behind. The Abduction of Psyche It was painted by Bouguereau in 1895. It is a painting of lovers which shows the mythological story of the mortal woman and the Cupid. The analysis of

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