Large Abstract Paintings is becoming more and more popular. Today let's learn "two skills of oil painting".


Scraping the paint off the canvas or panel with the smooth edge of the oil knife is not only used to correct the picture, but also a valuable Large Canvas Art oil painting technique. When the paint is scraped, a blurred ghost formed by the remaining thin layer of pigments is left. According to this method, a work composed of the same texture layer can be drawn.

On the canvas, the knife scrapes out the protruding pigments, leaving behind more or less pigments trapped between the lines. When the substrate used is a smooth board, after scraping the pigments, it will leave a very flat, almost no texture of the pigments layer.

Whatever substrate you use, the effect of repeated scraping of pigments (each time you add pigments, you wait for a layer of pigments to dry) is impossible to achieve in any traditional way. James Whistler inadvertently developed this technique, because in portrait Extra Large Modern Painting, because he preferred to restart rather than cover, he often scraped the paint off at the end of a stage. After scraping the paint off the portrait of a girl in a white dress, he suddenly found that the picture looked light and transparent, which was the ideal effect of the exquisite and soft fabric he hoped to paint.

Scrape on a white base, the light of the bottom will be transmitted, and get the same effect as mask dyeing. If carried out on a colored background, this technique can make subtle changes in color.

Tang Ke's Method of Oil Painting Techniques

In some stages, a Abstract Painting Online Custom is often unable to continue because of the accumulation of too much paint on its surface. Pigments on any new painting will only mix with the pigments below, creating a frustrating turbidity, which will also affect the effect of previous pictures. When this happens, you can use the "Don't Ke Fa" to get rid of the excess paint on the screen. This method is named after Henry Tonks, a former painting professor at the Shredd School of Art in London. The specific method is: use an absorbable paper, such as newspaper or kitchen paper, to place on the area with too much paint or the whole picture, gently rub the palm on it and carefully uncover it. This method removes the superfluous pigments from the top layer of the picture and gives the picture a thinner and softer outline at the beginning, thus providing an ideal base for the next step.

Tang Ke method is very useful in portrait drawing, because it can remove the details while leaving the large structure of the head frame. Usually, slightly misaligned facial details, especially eyes and mouth, can destroy the similarity between the whole portrait and the object. In order to make them as accurate as possible, you will paint layer by layer and accumulate too much paint. Sometimes the Tang Ke method can be used to promote the completion of the painting, you just need a little more decoration, or even no change at all.