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Henri Matisse - Oil Painting Techniques

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Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse was born on December 31, 1869, in the small industrial town of Bohain-en-Vermandois in northern France. He worked as a legal clerk, studied for a law...

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Date: 2017-09-18 15:51:00

Oil Painting Techniques: A Free Guide to All Aspects of ...

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The site is a painter's notebook — and a fairly comprehensive one. From selecting materials, laying in, working out color harmonies . . . to selling the finished work — in these fifty plus pages you'll find an overview of the painter's...

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Date: 2017-09-18 15:03:24

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Why We Need Color Theory - Oil Painting Techniques



The luminance -- brightness or dullness -- of a hue, as measured by the amount of light reflected. Also called tone or tonal value.

A tint is made by adding white to a hue, and shade is made by adding black. As far as oil painting pigments are concerned, mixing in white or black will usually lower the purity of a hue, making it chalkier or muddier.

Primary, Secondary and Tertiary...

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Date: 2017-12-14 14:28:07

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