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1The art of painting with oil paints.
- ‘The picture is in tempera on panel, which Southall had returned to after a period when he abandoned the difficult technique in favour of oil painting.’
- ‘While van Eyck did not invent the technique of oil painting, he did perfect the method of using an oil-glaze.’
- ‘As these remarks suggest, Domenico and Antonello participate in an idealized social ritual, with oil painting functioning as the medium of exchange.’
- ‘The second batch will be trained in pencil drawing, watercolour painting, oil painting and acrylic painting.’
- ‘At age 18 he went to Tokyo to study oil painting at the Kawabata Painting School.’
- ‘Here, the artist, taking advantage of oil painting's technical possibilities, used translucent glazes to achieve a richness and depth of colour not possible in other media.’
- ‘At the age of nine, he took a lesson in oil painting with a neighborhood art teacher.’
- ‘He is traditionally credited with introducing into northern Italy the Netherlandish technique of oil painting, which he perhaps learned in Naples.’
- ‘With the encouragement of her son, also an artist, she experimented with various techniques: oil painting, coloured Indian inks, engraving, sculpture.’
- ‘The experience he gained from this work laid the foundation for his career in silver-leaf oil painting.’
- ‘Koshiro began to study oil painting and sculpture at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1910.’
- ‘She specializes in various techniques, including oil painting and mixed media.’
- ‘This forms a striking demonstration of that paradox of oil painting whereby the thickest impasto captures the most fleeting highlights.’
- ‘I constructed visual shocks by mixing the technique with the expressive means of oil painting.’
- ‘It was a fatal blow to fine art education, especially for oil painting and sculpture.’
- ‘This competition highlights work in oil painting, watercolor, drawing, photography and other visual art forms.’
- ‘Many Indonesians practice Western arts, from oil painting to metal sculpture, the subjects of which are often inspired by Indonesian life and traditions.’
- ‘He has exhibited widely in the UK, Canada and United States where he has received two international Maritime art awards for oil painting and one for watercolour.’
- ‘New theories of perspective in the Renaissance, and oil painting with its greater tactility and richness, enabled artists to achieve an increasingly convincing copy of Nature.’
- ‘Having explored many different mediums including photography, oil painting and charcoal drawing, Andrya has returned to the softer look of pastels for this exhibition.’
- 1.1 A picture painted with oil paints.
- ‘During the day his father tried to make as many sketches and oil paintings as possible.’
- ‘The exhibits range from creative embroidery to pencil drawings as well as large numbers of oil paintings, gouache and watercolours.’
- ‘Csaba Markus, who also donated an original oil painting, attended the art auction and delighted guests by creating sketches for them.’
- ‘Burr's black-and-white serigraphs and oil paintings of tap, swing and formal dance are popular.’
- ‘Most oil paintings and pencil sketches portrayed women, classical dancers and children in different perspectives.’
- ‘The green terraced fields and the smoke coming from the kitchen chimneys of the cottages below look like a picturesque oil painting.’
- ‘At the show, 24 original oil paintings were displayed at the Phyllis Kind Gallery.’
- ‘On display will be a selection of large-scale oil paintings, watercolours, pastels and etchings.’
- ‘Family Copies recreates oil paintings or watercolors by using an image from a digital or photographic source.’
- ‘He made oil paintings and watercolors and attracted some attention with local art exhibitions.’
- ‘The lightness of touch and the freshness of observation found in the sketchbooks now animate oil paintings of scale and substance.’
- ‘It was like looking at a watercolor interpretation of an oil painting.’
- ‘Galleries wouldn't dream of hanging an unframed oil painting on the wall, so why place a sculpture on the corner of a desk or a store fixture and expect it to sell?’
- ‘By spring 2002, studio Fine Art began selling Hessam's oil paintings and sculptures.’
- ‘It's like trying to paint an oil painting when you have no idea even how to draw.’
- ‘It's only upon closer inspection that we realize that this is an oil painting on canvas.’
- ‘Blackadder is exhibiting watercolours and oil paintings.’
- ‘An original oil painting by Tony Bennett hangs on a wood-paneled wall and a half-empty bottle of Jack Daniels sits on the shelf of a minibar.’
- ‘He first saw an original oil painting in May and almost bought it, but balked at the $600 price tag.’
- ‘To her it doesn't matter if an image is a fine oil painting on canvas or a digital reproduction on a screen.’
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