Oil Paintings Hit Parade
The history of art says that oil painting was invented somewhere in Western Afghanistan around 5th and 9th century; but the popularity of this particular painting technique reached its apogee only by 15th century during the era of Renaissance in art. Remember the mystique smile of a woman, called Mona Lisa, – this masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci is, perhaps, the most well-know example of oil painting. However, there are thousands of other artworks created using oil paints. Today, many artists choose this technique to create new masterpieces; and the gallery of oil paintings is presented to the readers of Cruzine magazine below.
We have collected here a great variety of oil paintings, featuring diverse range of topics. You will see bright portraits and some cartoon-like illustrations, battle pictures and conceptual compositions; even the notes of caricatures can be found within this mix of saturated colors and distinct brushes. Of course, by applying oil painting filter in Photoshop or similar software one can transform virtually any picture into an oil painting. However, let us agree that only a true and genuine oil painting can become a real chef-d’oeuvre with the authentic feel and look.