Painting Hobbies

Painting Supports

  • Panel
  • Mural (Walls)
  • Paper
  • Canvas

Popular Painting Styles

  • Modernism
  • Abstract
  • Postmodernism
  • Constructivism
  • Hard-edge
  • Graffiti
  • Realism
  • Impressionism
  • Pointillism
  • Naive art
  • Cubism

Painting Techniques

Impasto

  • Pointillism (aka divisionism, 'stippling')
  • Sfumato
  • Sumi-e
  • New materials (painting)
  • Computer painting (Digital)
  • (Partially) destructive techniques like grattage and peinture brulée, with which Joan Miró, among others, experimented.
  • Wash
  • Glaze
  • Grisaille
  • Scumble

Common Painting Idioms

  • Industrial
  • Landscape
  • Portrait
  • Still Life
  • War
  • Allegory
  • Bodegon
  • Botanical
  • Figure painting
  • Illustration

List of painters

Shortcuts to highly popular painters:

  • Pablo Picasso, (1881-1973), Spanish cubist artist
  • Jackson Pollock, (1912-1956), US abstract expressionist painter
  • Rembrandt, (1606-1669), Dutch painter
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir, (1841-1919), French impressionist painter
  • Peter Paul Rubens, (1577-1640), Belgian painter
  • Leonardo da Vinci, (1452-1519), Italian painter, sculptor and inventor
  • Paul Cézanne, (1839-1906), French artist
  • Salvador Dalí, (1904-1989), Catalan artist
  • Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, (1475-1564), Italian sculptor and painter
  • Amedeo Modigliani, (1884-1920), Italian sculptor and painter
  • Claude Monet, (1840-1926), French impressionist painter

Painting media

  • Encaustic (wax)
  • Watercolor
  • Fresco
  • Spray paint (Graffiti)
  • Oil, including the newer water-miscible oils
  • Heat-set oils
  • Acrylic
  • Gouache
  • Ink
  • Pastel, including dry pastels, oil pastels, and pastel pencils
  • Tempera

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