2 Let's be superficialTexture - the nature of the surface of painting, sculpture, or building materials
3 Impasto– the application of thick oil paint in a texture that would be rough if you were to touch it
4 Rembrandt begins to use impasto realistic images need to be viewed from a distanceRembrandt Self Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar (right) 1659 oil on canvas, 84.4x66cm National Gallery of Art, Washington
6 VAN GOGH, Vincent The Starry Night 1889, Oil on canvas, 29 x 36 1/4 in p. 383
7 IllusionismTromp l’oiel = fool the eye; tricks the viewer into perceiving that the actual objects represented are in fact there; usually a still-life painting, sometimes also used in murals (French, TROM-PLOY)
8 William Harnett, The Faithful Colt, 1890 Usually a very smooth surface to heighten the illusion – no evident brush strokesWilliam Harnett, The Faithful Colt, 1890
9 Charles Sheeler American, 1917 Gelatin silver print 7 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. Charles Sheeler Side of a White Barn (1917) Gelatin silver print (photograph)
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