The Starry Night, Almond Blossoms , of Vincent van Gogh, Forest by Paul Cezanne, The Old Guitarist by Pablo Picasso, Battle of Grunwald by Jan Matejko , which is now displayed in the National museum of Warsaw, The well known Mona Lisa by Leonardo de Vinci in 1503. And so much more oil canvass paintings that are made absolutely amazing a very inspiring creation.
During the past century instead of wood that they usually used for painting they substitute canvas as a new perfect material for painting. The venetians are the one who introduces canvas, they realize that they can make up larger mediums using it than wood panels which are more expensive. It has double purpose it is not as costly and it can last long for its does not deteriorate not as wood that decay are eating it as days pass by. It was then spread the used of canvas at the rest of the country like in European country and in Spain.
Why canvas? Aside the word Canvas is derived from the Latin word cannabis. It is made up linen and cotton, long time ago it is made of hemp, from its physical qualities that is very light that is beneficial for easy transport. It can be deform easily and easy drying is observe and absorbing fast .They main reason for using canvas instead of other material is to maintain the object the painting to preserve it for a long time that even the next generation can still appreciate and remember the painters who does the paintings.
Canvas has a big advantage in the world of paintings. For it becomes the solution for their problem in terms of easily spoiled paintings. One painting that survives from 14th century with the use of canvas is “The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli. That is in the art of museum located at the historic centre in Italy. Las Meninas By Diego Velasques on the 16th century.
TheCanvas has been spreading all throughout and most of our artist definitely choosing it as their medium. Many Artist combined thoroughly materials into their artwork. From the art of drawing in walls that you have found in the caves just like in the movies it actually exist in the real life. 14 and 16 BC the renaissance era was been using woods and stones as their canvas for making up paintings. Then comes the hemp then linen and cotton canvas arises.
What are the things they used in canvass for paintings, Artist used several kinds of paints in their masterpiece. Like they usually used oil paints .Its colour substance imparted and occurring in an oil. This consist the ability and has a capacity to dry as fast and through oxidation. Linseed oil is a kind of oil that usually used, there is also the safflower the poppy seed or thaw walnut oil which can be used. On the preservation part oil paintings usually change in color because of exposure to lights.
Example of Oil canvass paints is Boy with Pipe one of Picassos greatest 20th century oil painting. The Zoological garden (1912) by August Macke the most talented German Expressionist. Acrylic Paint a cost effective paints that artist used. Andy Warhol is the great user of acrylic paint example of this paint is Marilyn Diptych. Then the Watercolor paint, imparted with water solution. It gives a final touch. The famous Lascaux cave in France. Artist Albrecht Durer one of the watercolour painter he painted Hare in 15th century. The Goucache paint and ink paintings.