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. #oilportraits

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.

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.

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.

previous pinner: i learned this in college and have used it ever since: How to Make a Paintbrush Cleaner Jar

There are plenty of paintbrush cleaning aids you can buy in art supply stores (usually jars with a metal screen or grids along the bottom) but if you want an easy and cheap way to make your own paintbrush cleaner jar, keep reading.

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…

Oil painting tips and techniques- cleaning brushes

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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.

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?

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

Learning how to oil paint can be fun and easy thanks to this FREE download on oil painting tips for beginners. Get your copy today!

Oil Painting Basics: Free Guide on How to Oil Paint

Using oil paint, which dries slowly, gives you plenty of time to blend and mix colors.

10 Oil Painting Tips for Beginners

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