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Qazvin School of Painting has features that distinguish it from other styles

ISNA / According to a painter, Qazvin School of Painting has features that distinguish it from other styles.

Faezeh Javaheri pointed out: In this school, in addition to the images of animals, birds, flowers and trees, what attracted the most attention was the delicate limbs of young people, dervishes and farmers, and the subjects were more than ordinary people. Chosen and luxurious clothes were not seen in the paintings and the clothes of men and women were not much different in the paintings.

This artist stated: At the time of choosing Qazvin as the capital of the Safavids, in the middle of the 10th century AH, the “Qazvin School of Painting” was created due to the presence and migration of a large number of artists in the royal library of Shah Tahmasb Safavid. Shah Tahmasb had a great interest in the art of painting and the Imams, and this led to the production of several copies of the stories of the prophets and fortune-telling in a period of Shah Tahmasb’s life.

He said: “Painting in the past was often used to illustrate various literary, historical and even scientific versions, but today painting is considered as an independent art and the painter creates the scene based on his mentality and creativity.” Deals with a narrative or religious, literary, or social subject, or entirely with the artist’s imagination. In “Qazvin School of Painting”, more attention is paid to the signature of the work than in previous periods.

The artist said: “Before, paintings were often created and produced for a written version, but at this time, the design of single-page works gradually became popular, and painters and painters to the daily life of people and create scenes from People showed interest in alleys and bazaars or rural landscapes. Iranian painting has been registered as an intangible heritage. Of course, the Qazvin painting file was also prepared and arranged so that painting would be registered as a national art.

Patterns used to create a painting effect

He, who is one of the Qazvini painters, further mentioned about the motifs and designs used in creating the painting: In the art of painting, human figures and animal and plant motifs are often used. Sometimes the painter completely designs and illustrates his mental image of a subject, and sometimes he uses a text and narrative to create and compose the desired scene.

Referring to the tools needed for this field, Javaheri said: The tools and equipment needed for painting include pencil, paper, round brush, compass, ruler, paint (gouache and watercolor), cardboard, etc. Of course, due to the fact that some contemporary painters work in large dimensions, sometimes canvas, acrylic paint and flat brush are also considered as necessary tools and equipment.

The artist stated: to make a painting, first the desired design must be drawn and then the work will begin by dropping the design on cardboard or canvas. The next step is the initial engraving of the roles, the coloring of the details, the main engraving of the flower processor, and finally the background coloring and the tabulation and passport of the work.

Painting is an art in which the artist depicts what he sees on the screen and creates a work of Iranian-Islamic art by grasping the spiritual string and using Islamic teachings and cultural concepts. Iranian painting is known as an art derived from concepts such as the transcendence of the soul and reaching the world of meaning and immortality with a realistic attitude and sacred art around the world. Painting includes various methods and styles of Iranian painting. Painting in books and manuscripts includes gilding, poetry, margins, table painting, flowers and chickens, as well as works created on the walls of buildings and other canvases.

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