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desire to look more realistic than the art began in Europe in the fifteenth century earlier. Previously, art was a legendary and very decorative, but with the beginning of the Renaissance, artists began to understand the concepts and ideas behind the laws of perspective and colors. Accordingly, more artists began to paint images more realistic. The Jan van Eyck a desire to imitate nature in her paintings. To achieve his goal, and drawing all the details on this topic could have been. Van Eyck attention to detail allows his paintings seem alive. Unfortunately for the painting patterns can be van Eyck and supplies does not help to achieve its goal of total realism. As a solution to his problem, Van Eyck created oil paintings.
Before van Eyck, not painters of the Renaissance do not buy the colors that are already made. Painters themselves had to make the colors of the earth pigments found in plants and minerals that were combined with a binder to form a paste. This was the type of paint called painting temperature. The problem with the temperature of the paint is that it dries very quickly, and makes it virtually impossible to have a smooth transition in the drawing. Van Eyck wanted to create realism by shading, and gouache do not fit their needs. Instead of eggs found in the tempera paint, van Eyck decided to use oil as a lot of work more accurately and more slowly. Binder and the presence of oil allows the painter to make the bright colors that can be applied in several layers (also known as glazes).
With a small brush, and Van Eck also able to create with great detail in his paintings. Was impressed by the work van Eyck to many people, including other artists. Soon, has been used many of the artists in drawing, oil blends and painting and became a very popular form of art. Changed colors of oil since the time of van Eyck, but the principles remain the same. Can be an oil painting of the artist create a more detailed settings by shading and create images more realistic. I have changed the contribution of van Eyck art forever.
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