How did the Easel oil paintings generate and their superiority?
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In Europe, Easel oil paintings are brought by the religious activities and emerging of business needs. The earliest Easel paintings are the medieval parchment paintings and holy shrines oil paintings on the boards. Oil paints are widely used in the Easel paintings in 15th century. At that time, the miniature oil paintings on the parchment and alone board paintings are quite prevalent in NiDeLan (now meaning the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and the north-east of France). Making paintings on fabrics by stretching into wooden frames are largely adopted after the rise up of Venice paintings in 16th-century. The early used fabric is canvas, then linen. In Italy and other countries, the saints were engaged in religious activities by carrying the wooden framed religious oil paintings.
Fabric paintings in the performance, flexible color layer and the permanent preservation are more than the watercolors, plastic egg oil paintings, frescos as well as crayon oil paintings.
On the technology, the superiority of painting as follows:
Fictile paste oil paints bring flexible and broad space for the artists. In addition to the brushes, many tools like paint scrapers are available for the artists.
Painters can make the effects of transparent and opaque coexistent in full scope of the same screen.
Oil paints are slow drying. Artists can alter the oil paintings repeatedly, also mix color and use color directly on the screen.
The color of oil painting is bright, which is in favor of portraying images' textures. It can fully express the complex color levels of the images with the transparent, whole depth and rich superior effects.
It can be used to control the paints drying time by different color toner, the using of layer thickness and color contrast, the change of strokes producing rich texture of screen, or paintings in the surface of the texture, or adding in granular pigment to performance characteristics of the material objects.
Oil paints have strong covering power and plasticity. They can be completed at one-time, also can be multi-layer covered and the color will not fall off. The paintings are solid durable after drying. The colors are bright. The paints have not changes during drying process.
Oil paints can be used to make large-scale fabric oil paintings. They are easy to transport, decorate, collection, save and clean.