techniques

Armature of the Rectangle

The use of this compositional structure creates intrinsic harmonies and endows the work with balance, (…)

Chiaroscuro

Derived from the Italian, Chiaroscuro, which literally means ‘light-dark’ (chiaro being light, and scuro dark) (…)

Impasto

This technique has been employed, more distinguishably since the Vennitian School, by artists like Titian, (…)

Tempera

The term tempera derives from the Late Latin distemperare “mix thoroughly”, and from the Italian (…)

Underpainting

The underpainting is part of the indirect painting technique process, a complex, systematic approach to (…)

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