Figure painting

painting - Figure painting
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It is analogous in most respects to figure drawing, which is usually done in crayon, ink, pencil, watercolor or mixed Figure painting media on paper. Some artists well known for figure painting are Peter Paul Rubens, Edgar Degas, and Édouard Manet. . The live painting model can be either nude or partly or fully clothed Figure painting and the painting is a representation of the full body of the model.

Figure painting is a form of the visual arts in which the Ming Dynasty painting artist uses a live model as the subject of a two-dimensional piece of artwork using paint as the medium.