You Can Paint Too

Learning to paint is a richly rewarding and versatile skill which once mastered, can be a source of endless pleasure and satisfaction. Everyone is a born artist. The art of painting is not reserved only for those who have been taught. It is for those who are determined to paint.

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African Dance: Oil Painting of Abiriba War Dance

Abiriba is a town in Abia State, in southeastern Nigeria, traditionally an Igbo speaking region (where I come from). Abiriba is pronounced [/E`biriba`/]. In the old days when wars were fought in order to take over lands or to protect communities, the Abiriba men traditionally performed a dance which is known as the "War dance"

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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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