TEXTURE in Art. Let's be superficial. Texture - the nature of the surface of painting, sculpture, or building materials. Impasto. – the application of thick oil paint in a texture that would be rough if you were to touch it. Rembrandt. begins to use impasto
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Texture - the nature of the surface of painting, sculpture, or building materials
– the application of thick oil paint in a texture that would be rough if you were to touch it
Tromp 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)
Usually a very smooth surface to heighten the illusion – no evident brush strokesWilliam Harnett, The Faithful Colt, 1890
TEXTURE no evident brush strokes
DIFFERENT – you can’t touch music!
- notice it in architecture and sculpture and watch for IMPASTO in painting