Tap to Read ➤

Types of Paintings with Pictures

Amruta Joshi May 22, 2021
Acrylic Painting
Acrylic painting dries very quickly. It is therefore considered a good option for beginners.
Watercolor Painting
Watercolor painting originated in England. It is a widely used method of painting.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Oil Painting
This painting is slow to dry and it is used by most of the professional artists.
Pastel Painting
Pastels give velvety texture to the artwork.
Pencil Sketch
Pencil sketch is executed with thin and dark pencil strokes which gives realistic look.
Glass Painting
This style is used for window design and for religious paintings. These artworks look awesome as light passes through them.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Fresco
This painting type is used for walls and ceilings. Most Ancient Egyptians used these paintings.
This is a famous type of painting where artwork is created by pouring colored sand.
Sand Painting
Spray Painting
For spray painting, the spray is made with synthetic chemicals.
Gouache Painting
In this painting method, natural pigment, water and a binding agent like glue or gum is used.
In this type, the color pigment is mixed with a sticky substance like egg yolk.
Tempera Painting
Graffiti
Graffiti painting is a medium of communication and is basically used to give a message to the public.
Panel Painting
This painting is executed on wooden or metal surfaces. This is a very old painting style, that first originated in Greece.
Collage Painting
Collage Painting can be done using colored papers, ribbons, applying paints, magazines, etc.