More beginners don’t know what is the oil painting medium.Of course, you will need to prepare multiple mediums because you will meet different subjects and styles to paint. So I just want to share the common oil paint mediums here.I hope you can enjoy it if you are a painting lover as a newbie.
Generally,the Painting mediums and tools are paints, brushes, palette knife, canvas, varnish, frame and so on.
1, pigments, minutes, minerals and chemical synthesis of two categories. The original paint is mostly mineral pigments, hand-ground into a fine, paint only to reconcile within the epistaxis. Modern batch production by the factory, into a tin tube, the types of pigments are increasing. Performance of pigments and their contained in the chemical composition of the color, the chemical reaction causes adverse reactions in some pigment. Thus, to grasp the performance of the paint helps to give full play to the painting skills and work color enduring.
2. brushes, animal hair made of elastic medium, Rush round, flat front flat-shaped, short front flat shaped, and fan types.
3, painting knife, also known as a palette knife, made of flexible thin steel, pointed, rounded points, used to mix thoroughly the paint on the palette, many painters were written with a knife, directly knife painting or in part in the formation of the pigment level, texture, increase the expression on the canvas.
4, canvas, standard canvas, linen or canvas tight on a wood frame, with plastic or oil with white powder blending and brushing the surface of the cloth made of. Generally made of oil absorption but also the base of a certain the Gyrosigma effect of creation need to be made semi-oil-absorbing or completely oil-absorbing foundation. Wove the thickness according to the size of the frame, also need to select the painting effect. Some artists painted the background of the canvas, easy to form a unified picture tone paint can also inadvertently expose the substrate. After coating the end of production, not oil-absorbing wood or cardboard instead of canvas.
5, Varnish, usually coated with varnish in the painting is completed and dry cover, to maintain the gloss of the screen to prevent air erosion and fouling.
6, frame, the complete works of painting including the frame, especially more realism painting, frame the formation of the viewer works as the domain boundaries, to make the picture more complete, concentrated, painting images in the viewer the feeling of toward the in-depth development. The thickness of frame size depending on the work content. Classical painting the frame of wood, plaster, modern painting of the frame is more made of aluminum and other metal materials.
On the basis of the oil dissolved pigments, people try to reconcile the agent to paint with linseed oil and walnut oil as resulting in depicting the pen moves smooth, paint drying time on the screen is moderate, multiple coverage is easy to paint and modify, form a richlayers of color and gloss, dry paint adhesion, easy to peel and fade mixing in pigment with a transparent vegetable oil, and shaping the artistic image of the painting on the foundation of cloth, paper, wood and other materials produced,
So if you could gather all the mediums to paint,you will definitely paint out the superb oil paintings for sale.But for the beginners, you may try to use the cheap canvas to paint to deduct the fees.Of course, unless you don’t care about it.