Then gradually developed into the two separate styles of “blue-and-green landscapes” and “ink-and-wash landscape”.The blue-and-green landscape used bright blue, green and red pigments derived from minerals to create a richly decorative style.The oldest Mediterranean civilization, Greek, Roman or Egyptian have extensively used painting techniques based on mixtures of encaustic (probably rich in bee wax), mineral pigments (iron, copper, manganese oxides) and tempera.Vegetal oils, such as flax, walnut or poppyseed oil were known to ancient Egyptians, Greeks or Romans, but no precise indication of their use in painting may be found.If blood has been used 20,000 years ago by Australian Aborigenes, vegetal oils were identified in the binder of the Magdalenian paintings of Fontanet cave in Arige (France) (Pepe C et al., C R Acad Sci Paris 1991, 312, 929).Several fatty acids were identified by gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry.The ink-and wash landscape relied on vivid brushwork and varying degrees of intensity of ink to express the artist's conception of nature, and his own emotions and individuality.
On the afternoon of the previous day, British Generals Sir William Howe and Charles Cornwallis had launched a full-scale attack on General George Washington and... Murrow Bridge over Lake Washington opens in Seattle.
"Deep In The Heart Of Texas II" Image size 22" x 28" on 26" x 32" sheet.
Larger format from "Deep In The Heart Of Texas" original print allows primary focus on the painting without perimeter memorabilia.
The text in the lower portion of the print gives a very detailed account of how fishing with pole tools is accomplished.
"Delivering the Crude" Circa 1916 24"X36" General Description Of Print "Historic Ventures" (sub-titled "Pumping Power of 1900 -1930, Then & Now) is the second oil & gas history print for 2010.