Why oiling out can improve the colors in your oil painting and why artists might need to use this technique in your oil painting layers.
With plentiful options, picking an oil painting surface to create that next masterpiece can be tricky. Today we figure out the best surface for oil painting depending on your own artistic needs and capabilities.
There’s some important reasons I don’t copy photographs when I make paintings.
Here’s my take on some of the best easels for oil painting. I’ve reviewed some of the popular artist’s easels that are available on the market today.
If you make a wooden palette or buy one available from your art supply store you might find that it is not quite balanced on your forearm and wrist. Today I’ll show you how you can make a counterbalance for your handheld palette to make holding the palette way more comfortable!
Here’s a guide on how to make a paint palette out of glass. As a perfect glass palette for oil painting (and acrylics) this palette is customizable to any color you can imagine.
Looking for some beginner oil painting tips? The following is a comprehensive oil painting tutorial which will help novices make sense of the various oil painting materials and techniques. Which thinner to use? What are mediums for? How to clean my brushes? It’s all here!
This is the story of yellow ochre, how important to it is in my paintings, and just how far I’ll go to get the perfect color I want!
There was a time when I felt I had mastered painting values, compositions and had developed a fairly routine painting process. Actually I had hit a painting plateau and wasn’t really getting better at oil painting. I was good but not good enough. Mastering painting required me to work through some problems, many I was…
What kind of painter’s palette are you using? Find out everything you need to know about how to prepare, clean and preserve a wooden palette for oil painting.