Depending on the manufacturer, usage and paint formula, oil-based primers require one to 24 hours of drying time before the next coat can be applied. The drying time is affected by indoor and outdoor temperatures, humidity levels and the thickness of the coating.
Several fast-drying, oil-based interior primers, such as Kilz Original, require only one hour of drying time. Other brands, such as Benjamin Moore, require up to eight hours of drying time. The majority of exterior oil-based primers require 24 hours of drying time in temperatures above 45 degrees Fahrenheit and 48 hours when temperatures range from 35 to 45 degrees Fahrenheit.Learn More
The French Impressionist painter Claude Monet was primarily inspired by nature. Throughout his life, his paintings focused on outdoor scenes. The area around his home in Giverny was a particularly strong source of inspiration for Monet. His style of painting was more concerned with form and light than realism, which led to the term "Impressionism."Full Answer >
"End of the Trail" was created by James Earle Fraser in 1894. The sculpture depicts a Native American warrior slumped over on his horse. It was inspired by the interactions with Native Americans during Fraser's childhood.Full Answer >
Although the origins of the "Mona Lisa" are shrouded in mystery, scholars believe that Leonardo da Vinci painted his most famous work after it was commissioned to him by Francesco del Giocondo, a silk merchant from Florence. The painting is an oil on canvas portrait of a woman who is believed to be the merchant's wife, Lisa Gherardini.Full Answer >
One famous Japanese painting is Katsushika Hokusai's "The Great Wave off Kanagawa," which he painted sometime between 1829 and 1832. The painting depicts two fishing boats surrounded by a large wave that dwarfs the image of Mount Fuji in the background.Full Answer >