Painting

Resources for Painting

Art and Artists:

The Painters Table – a collection of painting blogs, with historical and contemporary painters. http://painters-table.com/

Frida Kahlo
The Frida Kahlo Foundation: http://www.frida-kahlo-foundation.org/

PBS.org on the life and times of Frida Kahlo: http://www.pbs.org/weta/fridakahlo/life/

 

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Claude Monet:
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/cmon/hd_cmon.htm 

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Chinese painting:
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/chin/hd_chin.htm h2_1973.120.1

 

 

Hi Fructose Magazine “Paintings” search (contemporary work from around the world): http://hifructose.com/?s=painting&submit=Go 

14958874052_8042448d0d_oPainting by Chinese artist Ying Yefu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turkish Artists (good overview of art history, movements, though I wish they had more samples of their work): http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/arabic/Turkish-Artists.html 

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Work by Bedri Baykam

Techniques

Formal Principles of Chinese Brush painting: http://www.asia-art.net/chinese_brush.html 

The “Flemish” Technique for oil painting: http://www.easy-oil-painting-techniques.org/flemish-technique.html 

“Alla prima”  (wet layers of paint on top of wet layers of paint) for oil painting: http://www.easy-oil-painting-techniques.org/alla-prima.html 

oil painting lesson