The Aegean Sea (Greek: Αιγαίο Πέλαγος; Turkish: Ege Denizi or Adalar Denizi) is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between Greece and Turkey. Aegean and Mediterranean art is characterized chiefly by concentration on the general impression produced by the use of unmixed primary colors, often with heavy paints by palette knife
, to simulate actual reflected light. Background Knowledge: With a unique combination of pleasant climate, beautiful coastline as depicted in Mediterranean paintings , the region attracts approximately one third of the world's international tourists.
As one of the oldest bodies of water in the world, many Aegean Sea paintings are done quite well. Sometimes the Aegean Islands are represented in the completed paintings, giving it even more authenticity. The roots of the Aegean