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  • Colors
    Colors

    The dominant element in the field of the visual arts, color, is in fact visual perception which enables us to detect light waves and grasp certain differences between them.

    The capacity to perceive the various colors results from the synthesis of the analysis performed by the eye's rods and cones. Determining the color of an object [Read more]

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  • Fauvism
    Fauvism

    Fauvism is an artistic movement employing intense, aggressive colors, as well as chromatic experimentation. It first appeared in France at the turn of the 20th Century thanks to the works of a small circle of artists, such as Henri Matisse, André Derain, and Maurice de Vlaminck.

    Fertile notably between 1905 and 1907, the Fauvist [Read more]

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  • Henri Matisse (1869-1954)
    Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

    Born in 1869, in France, Henri Matisse became interested in the arts towards the age of 20, during a convalescence. A true revelation, his talent permitted him to be trained in the studio of Gustave Moreau, a French symbolist painter.

    In 1904, he closely studied pointillism, where small pure dots of color create an optical illusion in the [Read more]

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  • Oil Paint
    Oil Paint

    Oil paint is a thick colorant, composed of powdered pigments and a binding agent, originally natural linseed, walnut, or poppy oil. Its drying time is rather long, an inconvenience greatly compensated for by its capacity to blend well and mix colors. It thus enables the artist to create gradations and contrasts of great quality.

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  • Painting
    Painting

    Painting is one the richest forms of art and a vibrant witness of the past, a way of leaving one's trace over the span of time. Its evolution over the course of the centuries is impossible to describe in just a few words, due to its sheer dimension, longevity, and diversity.

    However, it is possible to assert that the term [Read more]

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  • Types of Colors
    Types of Colors

    The primary colors - blue, yellow and red - cannot be produced by mixing other colors. In the field of painting, it's easy to mix them to add to one's palette secondary colors.

    Thus, we combine blue and yellow to produce green, red and blue to produce purple, and yellow and red to make orange. To produce black, one only need mix the three [Read more]

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