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oil paint

, colour
paint made of pigment ground in oil, usually linseed oil, used for oil painting

oil paint

[′ȯil ‚pānt]
(materials)
A paint made with a vegetable oil as the filmogen.

oil paint

A paint in which a drying oil is the vehicle for the pigment.
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One option is to go for so-called water mixable oil paints that, according to manufacturers like Grumbacher, appear and behave in the same manner as traditional oil paints in every aspect except when it comes to clean-up-like acrylics, they thin and clean up with water instead of noxious chemicals.
Hyphen is a brilliant demonstration of how oil paint can transcend its substance to become incarnate.
Oil paints in stick form such as these are messy, but wonderful.
It has the same `buttery' feel, drying time and appearance of oil paint," says Coleburn.
Because water-based oil paints come in tubes, the first task was to set up twenty-five different palettes.
Rabbit Looking in the Mirror (all works 2003), for example, is the work of someone who clearly loves the sensual properties of oil paint but--for historical or biological reasons, who can say?
Bohatsch paints these by spreading various shades of brown-gray and white oil paint, thinned with synthetic resin, with a broad brush or spatula on a horizontally propped canvas.
The photographic offshoots of this conceptual theater, often elaborated with watercolor or oil paint, led after 1980 to a witty and wide-ranging engagement with traditional fine-art and craft media, particularly ceramics.
Brushstrokes are three-dimensional, oil-on-canvas masterpieces, individually hand-finished by Master Artists who apply oil paint to give each its own unique character and individuality.
To create his paintings, Morley applies dyed fabric, wax, varnish, dense patches of colored thread, and, occasionally, oil paint to a range of supports that includes denim, glass, linen, and canvas.
In each case, Steir allowed diluted oil paint to run down the canvas, counting on the effects of chance while relying on skill to direct the outcome.
The technique here is a mix of pouring and splashing oil paint (fatter for the underlayer, less oily on top) s o that it flows down the surface in accord with gravity.