Portraiture is a genre of painting that focuses on depicting a human subject. Historically, portraits have often been commissioned and portray either public or private figures, which gives them importance as historical records; they recorded[…]

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Watercolour Painting

  Watercolour paint consists of pigments suspended in water, which gives the paint a translucent effect. Watercolour artists often paint on paper, exploring the transparency of the paint and leaving sections unpainted to highlight certain[…]

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Art and artists of lithography

Lithography is one of the greatest artistic developments of the 19th century. Literally translated as “writing on stone”, lithography allowed the duplication of drawings and texts. Adding color nuances required the careful, intricate use of[…]

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