Thursday, 24 March 2011
Texture in painting is the quality of a material on the support which can be felt or be an illusion. Actual texture is a texture that can be felt on the support. Depicted texture is made by the artist to occur as an illusion. A pattern with repeated elements or a design is also referred to as texture. In his painting, Glass and Bottle of Suze (1912), Picasso pasted papers on his support. This is actual texture. In my painting, Fruit at the Tea Market, I painted the texture of wood in the background, depicted texture.
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Posted by Arlene Babad, artist at 03:34