Oil Painting Techniques

Oil paint is known as the medium of the masters and is the supreme painting media. Once you have tried oil paints with their individual textures and exquisite colors, even though you might stray into other media you are still likely to come back to oil paints again and again. Here are a few techniques that can be applied when using Oil paint.

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My Art Studio

Over the years I have used several places/spaces as a painting studio. I started off by using the corner of the room I shared with my twin sister in the late 90’s. I had just discovered Oil paints and I was painting like crazy. I have used the top of the kitchen table, the dining table and a garage. The places used could change but the art stays the same because the artist does not change.

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What You Need To Start Your 1st Painting

Painting is a very rewarding and versatile skill which can be mastered by anyone who’s determined to paint. I am in no way an expert in the field of fine art. As a medic I appreciate that I am a big stranger in this field but yet again I believe art is medicine and medicine is art.  Still waiting for someone who can prove me wrong on that!

I have a passion for the arts and painting in particular. This has been the main motivating force in my life as an artist and painter. I have discovered that the more I paint, the better I get; and I know this can apply to anyone else.

 

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How To Use Acrylic Paint

Acrylic paint is one of the most versatile paints around and is simply awesome...but it is also notorious for drying up very quickly. This can both destroy your brushes and lead to the wasting of your paints.Unlike using Oil paint, for you to use Acrylic paint effectively and to get the best out of it you need some tips to guide you.

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