What is oil?
The carrier of the paint color is a pigment - a powder of mineral or
organic or artificially prepared
chemically. Linseed oil is the binder.
Oil painting became widespread in the early 15th century by Jan van Eyck remains the most popular technique in art. She gives the artist unlimited the ability to create color, texture, illusion and this eternal. In my portraits, I use only high quality, lightfast paints (not imitation) and high quality canvas.
The idea of permanence is or eternal life on earth - this is what gives our portraits magical attractive power. "Nathaniel Hawthorne. 1835.
Oil portrait - luxurious, exclusive gift to the director, manager, colleague at work, as well as to the most beloved and close ones! Such a gift becomes a family heirloom for many centuries!