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  • Difference between Drawing and Painting ?

    Posted by Manpreet on June 21, 2023 at 3:04 pm

    What is the difference between a drawing and a painting?

    Richa replied 3 months, 2 weeks ago 6 Members · 5 Replies
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  • Nishita

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    June 21, 2023 at 3:10 pm
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    Drawing-

    A drawing will be done using pencils, pens, soft pastels, or charcoal. They will be done on paper or similar semi-absorbent material like papyrus or bamboo<strong style=”background-color: var(–bb-content-background-color); font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; color: var(–bb-body-text-color);”>. There are many specialist kinds of paper and you may be surprised how different the same pencil will look depending on what kind of paper is used.

    Painting-

    Painting is done using some kind of paint medium that is applied with a brush, palette knife, or other tool. However, paintings can be done on paper, canvas, walls, or any other object the painter wants to use.

    Painting revolves around color mixing and using paint to define edges and shapes.

    When you paint, you must choose the right colors to help create contrast.

    Drawing uses lines to create contrast and shapes.

    Drawing can form the foundation for painting. Both painting and drawing are methods that allow artists to express their creativity and imagination

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  • Shubhangi

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    June 21, 2023 at 4:07 pm
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    <div>The main difference between drawing and painting lies in the materials and techniques used to create each form of visual art.</div><div>
    </div><div>Drawing:</div><div>Drawing typically involves using lines, shapes, and tones to create an image. It is often done with dry mediums such as pencils, charcoal, ink, or pastels. Drawing focuses on line work, shading, and hatching techniques to represent subjects or convey artistic expression. It can be done on various surfaces like paper, canvas, or even walls. Drawing is usually characterized by its monochromatic or limited color palette, with emphasis on capturing details, textures, and contours.</div><div>
    </div><div>Painting:</div><div>Painting involves applying pigments or colorants onto a surface, creating a composition that utilizes a broader range of colors. It encompasses a variety of techniques and mediums, including oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, and more. Paintings can be created on canvas, wood, paper, or other suitable supports. Unlike drawing, painting often employs brushes, palette knives, or even fingers to apply and manipulate paint. It allows for layering, blending, and mixing colors to achieve different effects, and it offers greater possibilities for creating depth, texture, and a wider range of visual expression.</div>

    In simple words, drawing uses lines and shapes with pencils or pens to create pictures, while painting uses brushes and colorful paints to fill a picture with lots of colors.

  • Shweta

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    June 21, 2023 at 8:55 pm
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    Drawing and painting are both visual form of art that involve creating art or representations on a surface. While they share some similarities, there are also distinct differences between the two.

    Drawing

    ● characterized by the use of lines, marks, and shading techniques to create art. It is often done with tools such as pencils, pens, charcoal, or pastel colours for the matter of fact on paper or other desirable surfaces.

    ● Drawing is primarily focuses upon outlining and defining forms, shapes, and structures. It is a versatile medium that allows for precise details and the exploration of different techniques such as cross-hatching, stippling, or smudging.

    Painting

    ● involves the application of pigments or color to a surface using brushes, palette knives, or other tools.

    ● It allows for a wider range of expression of the artist and the use of various techniques, including blending, layering, and glazing. Painting can be done on canvas, wood, metal, or any other suitable surface.

    ● Painting often involves the use of color theory, composition, and the manipulation of light and shadow to create a more immersive experience for the viewer of the art

    In summary, drawing emphasizes line and form, while painting places more emphasis on color, texture, and composition. Both mediums have their own unique characteristics and offer artists different avenues for their creative expression. Some artists may prefer one over the other, while others may choose to incorporate both drawing and painting in their artistic practice.

  • Tejal

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    June 21, 2023 at 8:23 pm
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    Drawing and painting are two different visual art forms that have some similarities but also some key differences. Here are the main differences:

    Drawing

    • Focuses primarily on lines and shading.
    • Uses dry media such as pencil, charcoal, or chalk on a paper surface.
    • Represents an object or outlines a figure, plan, or sketch by means of lines.
    • Can be the basis of a painting.
    • Has more detail than painting because it’s made using pencils, pens, and markers that create different levels of thickness in the lines they make to represent details like hair and individual blades of grass.
    • Can be done on paper or other surfaces like walls and floors.

    Painting

    • Focuses on color and form.
    • Uses wet media such as acrylic paint or oil paint on canvas, wood, or a copper surface.
    • Is the practice of applying color to a solid surface such as paper or canvas.
    • Employs color, form, and texture.
    • Uses oils, watercolors, or acrylics which are wet mediums.
    • Can be done on a canvas or specialized papers as its base.
    • Lets you fill in large areas and create shades a lot easier than drawing.

    In summary, the main difference between drawing and painting is the selected medium and surface. Drawing is predominately practiced with dry media such as pencil, charcoal, or chalk on a paper surface, while painting implements wet media such as acrylic paint or oil paint on canvas, wood, or a copper surface. Drawing focuses primarily on lines and shading, while painting focuses on color and form.

    • This reply was modified 3 months, 2 weeks ago by  Tejal Gupta.
  • Richa

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    June 21, 2023 at 11:48 pm
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    Both drawing and painting is a great way to express the artist’s expression. Although they share similarities as both require drawing tools. But there are certain characteristics which make the two of them set apart.

    Drawing is more like an outline of a picture, shapes and objects. It includes sketching or shading the outer lines. For drawing we use pencils, pens, charcoal, crayon, inked brush, and colour pencils on surfaces such as paper, cardboard, and canvas. Drawings are more formal as compared to painting because the artist pays more attention to the details and measurements of the shapes. Doodling, cartoon drawing, drawing of architecture etc can fall under the category of drawing.

    On the other hand, painting is more realistic or we can say it is an upgraded version of drawing. There are a variety of paintings, for example, oil, pastel, watercolour, and acrylic. Painting is a wet form of art because we use colours instead of pencils or crayons. Artists use different sets of colours to make it more realistic. The choice of colours should be done properly so that the two different colours can blend appropriately. The painting can be done with a paintbrush, sponges, knives on paper, wall, canvas wood, glass and concrete.

    Paintings can be either naturalistic, abstract, or emotive. It depends on the artist’s choice of colour. We can comprehend the paintings with the use of colours and tone. An artwork with dark warm colours can reflect the gothic element.

    Pencil drawings are the foundations of a particular work. Whereas paintings are about using colours and giving life to the drawings. We can draw an ordinary picture of any object but painting the object with vibrant colours make it look alive. We can connect more through painting than drawing. As humans associate better with colourful artwork, it can give us a meaning which is difficult to attain from a drawing.

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