On the “Image” in Image Oil Painting
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In the artistic imagination, the artists seek beauty through the image in their hearts; in the process of creation, the beauty is realized through the artistic conception; the appreciator also feels the beauty through the artistic conception. Ancient Chinese estheticians and artists have long recognized that image creation is the core content of aesthetic creation, and how the artistic nature of art depends on the “artistic conception”. The “image” in image oil painting not only refers to the subjective reflection of objective objects, i.e., “image”, but also includes five aspects of artistic features: create shape with images, set colors with image, paint with image, express with image and create the scene with image.
Image Oil Painting, Image, Artistic Conception, Emotions