All about Painting

 Painting is an important form in the visual arts, bringing in elements such as drawinggesturecompositionnarration(as in narrative art), or abstraction (as in abstract art). Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in a still life or landscape painting), photographic, abstract, narrative, symbolistic (as in Symbolist art), emotive (as in Expressionism), or political in nature (as in Artivism).

Painting is the practice of applying paintpigmentcolor, or another medium to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other implements, such as knives, sponges, and airbrushes, can be used. The final work is also called a painting.

In art, the term painting describes both the act and the result of the action. The support for paintings includes such surfaces as wallspapercanvas, wood, glass, lacquerpotteryleafcopper, and concrete, and the painting may incorporate multiple other materials including sand, clay, paper, plaster, gold leaf, as well as objects.

There are so many mediums you can work on with and get experience in it. Some of the mediums are 

  • Pencil Shading
  • Oil Pastels
  • Color Pencils
  • Charcoal
  • Poster Colors
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Oil Painting
  • Water Colors

One can mix the mediums according to their requirements in their paintings and get amazing results. In mixed-medium, you can mix any number of mediums ex: Oil Pastels and Acrylic, Oil Pastels, and Charcoal. Mixed medium art is an interesting method of depicting art where the options are endless. 

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