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Sennelier makes the absolute best oil and soft pastels, but Van Gogh, Koh-i-Noor, and Prismacolor are fine alternatives. Winsor & Newton makes wonderful watercolour paints and sets, while Derwent makes excellent watercolour pencils.
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Gesso is very similar to white acrylic paint, only thinner. It dries hard, making the surface stiffer. Gesso prepares (or "primes") the surface for painting, making the surface slightly textured and ready to accept acrylic paint.
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A Mahl stick (also spelt “Maul” stick) is a tool that can be placed across a painting to steady a painter's hand or to provide protection against the dreaded “palm touchdown” on a painting's surface.
True tempera is made by mixture with the yolk of fresh eggs, although manuscript illuminators often used egg white and some easel painters added the whole egg. Other emulsions—such as casein glue with linseed oil, egg yolk with gum and linseed oil, and egg white with linseed or poppy oil—have also been used.
Traditional categories within the arts include literature (including poetry, drama, story, and so on), the visual arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, etc.), the graphic arts (painting, drawing, design, and other forms expressed on flat surfaces), the plastic arts (sculpture, modelling), the decorative arts (enamelwork, ...