Etching: A Journey Through its History and Techniques part 1


Reading Time: 4 minutes I. Introduction A. Definition of etching Etching is a printmaking method that employs a metal plate as the surface to create an image. The plate is often made of copper or zinc. The plate has a waxy coating called a ground that is scratched to expose the metal underneath. The exposed metal is then placed … Read more

Exploring the rich history of Indian miniature painting

The Razmnama

Reading Time: 6 minutes I. Introduction A. Definition of Indian miniature painting India has a long heritage of creating Indian miniature paintings, that are characterized by their compact size and fine details. These paintings, which are typically done on paper using watercolors and gouache, are frequently used as adornment for temples and palaces along with to illustrate manuscripts. They … Read more

Discover the Fascinating Evolution of Oil Painting through Time – Part 1

Jan Van Eyck painting

Reading Time: 2 minutes The history of oil painting and its evolution over time In this 4 part blog series we will discuss The Evolution of  Oil painting. It is a medium that has a rich history, dating back to the 15th century. The origins of oil painting can be traced back to Northern Europe, where painters began experimenting with … Read more

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