Cold Wax Medium
Oil paint and Cold Wax paintings on paper.
One of the questions asked about painting wax and/or oil paint on paper
is 'will it last'? These few examples below indicate that there is no
reason for it not to last. All substrates (painting surfaces) have their strengths and their weakness.
For more images of his Oil painting work on paper please see the Victoria and Albert Museum or Royal Academy web pages.
Dedham Mill and Lock, Oil paint painted on watercolour paper 1816. 'He is know for his impasto technique which used thickly loaded brushes and painting knives'.
Over 200 years old and shows impasto in both the sky and land areas, it was a 'sketch' for a larger work on canvas.
For more images of his oil painting work on paper please see the Victoria and Albert Museum or Royal Academy web page
Oil Painting on paper, a study of an Elm tree painted in 1821, showing great detail and an almost photographic quality, using fine brush work without impasto.
More images of his work can be found online, at the V&A and at the Tate.
Perhaps the Elm was a laborious study?....
Francesco Guardi born 1712 died 1793 the date this work was painted seems unknown.
Worked mainly in oils and on canvas, more images at the V&A also on line.
Oil Painting on paper, painted before 1839
More images of his work can be found online and at the Tate.
|Alexandre Calame (1810 - 1864)
Renown Swiss Landscape painter who painted many of his oil works on paper and card, this one 'Firs above Handeck' is on paper laid on card.
There are many images to be found online of his work using oil paint on paper, some are on canvas, he learnt much from Francois Diday.
Francois Diday (1802-1877)
Honoured Swiss Artist, Draughtsman and Engraver, producing many, many works of the Swiss Alps. Famed for his mountainous landscapes which had a high degree of finish and often atmospheric effects.
Painted much of his work using wax and oil paint, often making solutions for his glazing, he worked mostly on paper, this image was painted before 1959
He was a proponent of Structuralism and wrote a booklet 'Notes on the Techniques of Painting' his colour wheel relates to the colours of emotions.
More images of his work are on my personal site.
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