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What do you know about plasticine painting?

I mold from plasticine, plasticine is more gentle, than " clay; - it is sung in the famous song from one Soviet movie. When we hear about plasticine, in our memory bright pictures from the childhood appear. Why our memory addresses the childhood?

In the childhood for the first time all of us also learn about plasticine existence. But, it appears, this material can serve as irreplaceable art means for work in a picturesque genre. Yes, plasticine it is possible to draw pictures.

It is one of the youngest types of painting which artists began to use quite recently.

What is plasticine?

Of what this magic weight thawing in hands consists? If to address Ojegov`s dictionary, then it is possible to read the following: Plasticine is the plastic material for a molding consisting of clay and wax with addition of the fats, vaseline and other substances interfering drying.

Our modern plastilina on the quality can differ very widely. There are more dense on the hardness. And is on the contrary, soft, gentle, easily melting. As well as softness, also the color range of the plastilin offered in store sets is various.

But using plasticine as paints, it is possible to receive the necessary shade by mixing of one color of plasticine with another.

As is correct to mix different colors of plastilin?

the Palette of mixing of paints can be same, as well as at usual mixing, for example, of oil paints, only process differs in what plasticine pieces usually mix directly in hands to a uniform shade. Useful will be to warn that it is undesirable to mix more than two, as a last resort, three different flowers as brightness of a color shade can whither slightly, that is get some downtroddenness . By means of mixing of different color plastilin it is possible to receive more difficult color shades.

So, for example, if to mix color plasticine with a small amount black, then deeper saturated dark tone of that color shade to which we connected black will turn out. If to mix color plastilina with white, then all of them will get pastel tone. For example, at uniform connection of white and color plastilin, red will become pink, green - salad, blue - blue, and violet - lilac.

What exist technicians and methods of drawing by plasticine?

the technology of putting plasticine can be different. Each artist has in this respect individual receptions, the so-called style, or handwriting by which it is possible to recognize the author. Here it would be desirable to stop and tell a little in more detail about some technicians and methods of drawing by plasticine.

Let`s remember works of artists - impressionists. What do their pictures differ from works of other masters in?

Artists - impressionists use an unusual technique of overlaying of dabs on a canvas. They give by big juicy dabs desirable forms and volume. And large colourful dabs create illusion of mobility, blinking.

It is approximately also possible to draw also plasticine, applying plasticine dabs on the grounded cardboard. Dabs from plasticine look slightly relief, but this peculiar feature emphasizes uniqueness of the chosen means for painting.

There is other way of drawing by plasticine . But he is more similar to decorative reception as he reminds something between application and drawing. For drawing this way it is necessary to vyleplivat either partially, or completely all making details of future image, putting them on plasticine cloth .

Plasticine painting gives a huge scope for the imagination of the artist from type of drawing plasticine dabs and their invoice before the choice of color color which visually looks is unusually fresh, juicy and is rich.

The surface of dabs from plasticine can look differently. All depends on an art plan of the author. The invoice can remind silk, glass or ceramics if to try to make it smooth and brilliant. For this purpose it is necessary before smoothing down by fingers of a plasticine surface slightly to moisten fingers in water. But only slightly, that cardboard basis at all not a razmokla.

It is possible to make a surface of a picture a little rough. Various ways of drawing on a surface of the plasticine image of relief points, strokes, strips, crinkles or some figured lines are for this purpose used.

It is possible to work not only fingers of hands, but also stacks. These are special auxiliary tools. It is also possible to try to use for receiving thinner plasticine threads glass or plastic syringes without needles, it is possible syringes for confectionery needs.

For this purpose it is necessary to take the piston from the syringe and there to place plasticine sausage . Then from edge to insert the piston, closing access to a syringe cavity. Now it is necessary to heat well the syringe under a stream of hot water. If to squeeze out the piston the softened plasticine weight, graceful lines which give to composition graceful refinement turn out.

In a form components of a plasticine picture can be spherical, spherical or cylindrical pieces or dabs, and at the general visual perception look as a mosaic. Plasticine painting by something reminds oil painting.

What it is better to use as a background for the picture?

Usually artists apply to a background a colored waterproof film or neutral flowers. And it is possible just to paint over a background plasticine.

What it is better to draw?

plasticine do not have

For drawing restrictions. Everything depends on courage of creative thought, brightness of ideas and the art imagination. By means of plasticine, as well as among water colors, oil pictures and gouache compositions unusual landscapes, appetizing still lifes and recognizable portraits flash. These plasticine compositions are penetrated by heat of hands of artists who created them, and can be therefore they radiate some special energy similar to the small fairy tale. And this fairy tale opens only that who is able to let in it the everyday world, without allowing it to harden.

I wish all to find always the place for a creative holiday in the life, good luck and new beautiful ideas!