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Wormhole Abstract Metal Wall Art Etched Palm Metal Art Purple Haze 4 piece hand crafted wall art
Wormhole Abstract Metal Wall Art
Our Price: $345.00
Sale Price: $315.00
Etched Palm Metal Art
Our Price: $309.00
Sale Price: $279.00
Purple Haze
Our Price: $350.00
Sale Price: $290.00
Tropical Leaf 4 Panel Metal Wall Art Tropical Palm Trees Metal Painted Wall Art Appeasement - Floral Oil Paintings on Canvas - Flower Canvas Art
Tropical Leaf 4 Panel Metal Wall Art
Our Price: $303.00
Sale Price: $279.00
Tropical Palm Trees Metal Painted Wall Art
Our Price: $315.00
Sale Price: $280.00
Appeasement
Our Price: $326.00
Sale Price: $285.00
Reach for the Sky - Floral Oil Paintings on Canvas - Flower Canvas Art Blooming Season - Floral Oil Paintings on Canvas - Flower Canvas Art Tangled Blooms - Floral Oil Paintings on Canvas - Flower Canvas Art
Reach for the Sky
Our Price: $325.00
Sale Price: $270.00
Blooming Season
Our Price: $325.00
Sale Price: $284.00
Tangled Blooms
Our Price: $345.00
Sale Price: $278.00
Golden Poppies - Floral Oil Paintings on Canvas - Flower Canvas Art Sudden Fervor - Floral Oil Paintings on Canvas - Flower Canvas Art Blue Blooms - Floral Oil Paintings on Canvas - Flower Canvas Art
Golden Poppies
Our Price: $346.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Sudden Fervor
Our Price: $345.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Blue Blooms
Our Price: $338.00
Sale Price: $308.00
Blue Blooms - Floral Oil Paintings on Canvas - Flower Canvas Art Static Guitars - Music Oil Painting - Guitar Canvas Oil Painting By the Lake Animal Canvas Art
Boxed Flowers
Our Price: $335.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Static Guitars
Our Price: $340.00
Sale Price: $299.00
By the Lake
Our Price: $346.00
Sale Price: $302.00
African Sunset Canvas Wall Art Moonlight Giraffes Canvas Wall Art Meet the Giraffes Canvas Wall Art
African Sunset
Our Price: $342.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Moonlight Giraffes
Our Price: $346.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Meet the Giraffes
Our Price: $350.00
Sale Price: $310.00
Through the Treess Canvas Wall Art Cypresss Canvas Wall Art Elephantidaes Canvas Wall Art
Through the Trees
Our Price: $326.00
Sale Price: $285.00
Cypress
Our Price: $325.00
Sale Price: $284.00
Elephantidae
Our Price: $345.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Spotted Legss Canvas Wall Art Walk to Markets Canvas Wall Art African Elephantss Canvas Wall Art
Spotted Legs
Our Price: $345.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Walk to Market
Our Price: $362.00
Sale Price: $310.00
African Elephants
Our Price: $338.00
Sale Price: $308.00
Four Seasons Canvas Art By the Moonlight Canvas Art Heading Home Canvas Wall Art
Four Seasons
Our Price: $335.00
Sale Price: $280.00
By the Moonlight
Our Price: $342.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Heading Home
Our Price: $352.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Elephant Walk Canvas Wall Art Wild Tusks Canvas Wall Art Elephant Family Canvas Wall Art
Elephant Walk
Our Price: $358.00
Sale Price: $318.00
Wild Tusks
Our Price: $346.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Elephant Family
Our Price: $346.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Sunrise Giraffess Canvas Wall Art Moonlit Cypresss Canvas Wall Art Long Neckss Canvas Wall Art
Sunrise Giraffes
Our Price: $350.00
Sale Price: $310.00
Moonlit Cypress
Our Price: $325.00
Sale Price: $284.00
Long Necks
Our Price: $346.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Sounding the Trunks Canvas Wall Art Flaming Sands Canvas Wall Art Around the Rainbow - Canvas Art Painting
Sounding the Trunk
Our Price: $335.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Flaming Sand
Our Price: $299.00
Sale Price: $265.00
Around the Rainbow
Our Price: $338.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Penmanship - Canvas Wall art Maelstrom - Canvas Wall art Arc of Fire - Canvas Wall art
Penmanship
Our Price: $328.00
Sale Price: $280.00
Maelstrom
Our Price: $316.00
Sale Price: $279.00
Arc of Fire
Our Price: $318.00
Sale Price: $282.00
Disjointed Cloud - Hand painted Canvas Wall Art Abstract Peacock - Canvas Art Painting Mystic Aphrodite - Canvas Art Painting
Disjointed Cloud
Our Price: $346.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Abstract Peacock
Our Price: $315.00
Sale Price: $285.00
Mystic Aphrodite
Our Price: $315.00
Sale Price: $285.00
Sunset Transformed - Canvas Wall Art Morphing Tendrils - Canvas Wall Art Space of Love - Canvas Wall Art
Sunset Transformed
Our Price: $318.00
Sale Price: $288.00
Morphing Tendrils
Our Price: $315.00
Sale Price: $285.00
Space of Love
Our Price: $328.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Desert Reflections - Canvas Art Oil Painting Commerical Sky - Canvas Art Oil Painting Abstract Dimensions - Canvas Art Oil Painting
Desert Reflections
Our Price: $315.00
Sale Price: $285.00
Commerical Sky
Our Price: $328.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Abstract Dimensions
Our Price: $289.00
Sale Price: $260.00
Evolving Matter - Canvas Art Oil Painting Variations - Canvas Art Painting Disintegrated Energy - Canvas Art Painting
Evolving Matter
Our Price: $328.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Variations
Our Price: $328.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Disintegrated Energy
Our Price: $345.00
Sale Price: $302.00
Half Circle - Canvas Art Painting Expression of Love - Canvas Art Painting Framed Geometrics - Canvas Wall Art
Half Circle
Our Price: $295.00
Sale Price: $270.00
Expression of Love
Our Price: $298.00
Sale Price: $275.00
Framed Geometrics
Our Price: $328.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Pink Elegance - Canvas Art Oil Painting Cracked Earth - Canvas Art Painting Green River - Canvas Wall art
Pink Elegance
Our Price: $289.00
Sale Price: $260.00
Cracked Earth
Our Price: $332.00
Sale Price: $299.00
Green River
Our Price: $336.00
Sale Price: $289.00
Radiant Musings - Hand painted Canvas Wall Art Structure - Hand painted Canvas Wall Art Adobe Outlands Canvas Art
Radiant Musings
Our Price: $305.00
Sale Price: $274.00
Structure
Our Price: $346.00
Sale Price: $305.00
Adobe Outlands
Our Price: $238.00
Sale Price: $205.00
   
 
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The Origin of Oil Painting

Oil painting dates all the way back to the Roman, Egyptian, and Greek civilizations. These old civilizations used oil paintings quite often, using a mixture of minerals, bee wax, and tempera as their paint. Vegetable oils were known by the Romans, Egyptians, and Greeks, but it is unknown if they used it in their paintings. No discovered paintings have any trace of it, but tempera was used frequently.

There was a time when painting seemed to be a lost art. This time was from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance. During the Renaissance (meaning rebirth), painting was reintroduced and became increasingly popular.

In certain countries such as Greece and Italy, painters used olive oil was used to make mixtures for paint, but they began to realize it took too long to dry. Theophilus, a German monk, cautioned against using this mixture in the 12th century. Aetius Arnideus, a medical writer, used this oil like a varnish for his painting. Lead was added to perilla oil in the 8th century and was widely used by the Japanese. Cennino Cennini invented a technique where a layer of oil was used to cover the painting, and this technique was used for centuries after.

It is believes that Jan van Eyck created the oil painting technique that is used so widely today. Jan van Eyck was a Flemish painter, who came up with this technique around 1410. He supposedly was the first person to use an oil paint made from linseed oil, which was used as a binder. By using this technique, the paintings were more vibrant and an elevated color intensity. Other painters began to follow in his footsteps, creating their art by using this method as well. This technique was innovative, and changed painting for centuries after. We still use Jan van Eyck's basic method today, with small changes made to it.

Antonello da Messina was also another important person in the advancement of painting and art. He introduced a new way to make the pain dry faster, by adding lead oxide to the mixture. Leonardo da Vinci, the artist who created the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, also contributed to the innovation of paint. When the mixture was prepared, it sometimes turned a dark color. Da Vinci realized this problem, and came up with the idea to cook the mixture at a low temperature which prevented this problem.

In Italy, they were constantly trying to come up with ways to modify this paint recipe to make it better and more convenient for painters. The Italian painters would keep their modifications a secret though. By keeping it a secret, the Italian painters were able to produce the most beautiful works of art that painters from other countries couldn't duplicate.

Peter Paul Rubens, a Flemish Baroque painter, moved to Italy in 1600. He resided there for nine years, studying Italian painting techniques and work. He took these findings and improved them, opening a door for each generation of painters thereafter. Now, there are dozens of different types of oils that can be used for painting such as perilla oil, soybean oil, tung oil, sunflower oil, and many others. The art of painting has been modified for centuries, and it will continue to improve and expand for centuries to come.