Do you struggle getting realistic flesh tones when painting in oils? Check out this free guide (including cheat sheet!) for some great tips on getting natural-looking flesh tones every time. You can also download a PDF version of this guide by following the link.

Do you struggle getting realistic flesh tones when painting in oils? Check out this free guide (including cheat sheet!) for some great tips on getting natural-looking flesh tones every time.

In the previous post I wrote about avoiding the use of solvents that could be harmful to breathe. One area where I haven't been able to avoid using these is in cleaning brushes. But I do have a fe...

Oil painting tips and techniques- cleaning brushes

Did you know that before painting you should always prime your canvas? Learning how to prime a canvas is a simple yet invaluable skill to master if you want to explore the world of acrylic or oil painting. Read on to learn both why a canvas must be primed and how to do it correctly.

Painting Prep: How to Prime A Canvas

When you paint a room, you apply a coat of primer. When manicurists paint fingernails, they apply a base coat before adding color. So why wouldn't you do the same with your canvas-even modern canvases have texture that gesso will even out

Top 10 Oil Painting Tips with Johannes Vloothuis

Top 10 Oil Painting Tips from Johannes Vloothuis

10 things you need to have to start oil painting for the absolute beginner, aka: the things I wish someone had told me few years back, I would have started painting with oils earlier.

Oil Painting Tools and Materials for Beginners

Oil Painting, another hobby of mine! 10 things you need to have to start oil painting for the absolute beginner, aka: the things I wish someone had told me few years back, I would have started painting with oils earlier.

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I found these images (explaining how to mix paints to achieve different skin tones) incredibly useful so I wanted to share them. They are from from “Painting the Head in Oil” by John Howard Sanden.

All you need to know about varnishing paintings To ensure your finished oil or acrylic painting to stay looking its best then adding the right varnish in the right way will be a sound investment. Varnish protects the painting from dirt and dust and evens out the painting’s final appearance, making it all equally glossy or matt.

All you need to know about varnishing paintings To ensure your finished oil or acrylic painting to stay looking its best then adding the right varnish in the right way will be a sound investment. Varnish protects the painting from dirt and dust and evens

24 Great Oil Painting Tips For Beginners

Check out my top 10 oil painting tips for beginners. Oil paints I find are extremely versatile when compared to acrylic & watercolor paints.

Are you confused about what brushes to use in oil painting? This guide explains what you need, and what they do!

Are you confused about what brushes to use in oil painting? This guide explains what you need, and what they do ~ Bob Davies

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