- The use of white-ground (see White-ground) with the black-figure technique (see Black-figure) was pioneered by the Edinburgh
Painter (see Edinburgh Painter) during the late 6th c. BCE. A white slip (see Added White) is applied to the surface of the
vase onto which human or animal figures are painted using black-figure. Shapes include the lekythos, oinochoe, and small neck-amphora.