Textured Abstract Painting | How I Paint Textured Abstracts with Oil Paints – Featuring “Nature Vibes 5”-Part I

Abstract painting is not just a bunch of colors splashed on canvas! I always create a plan for my paintings. My plan consists of three main tasks: 1 – Abstract Painting Design There has to be a design beforehand that provides a general idea of the painting concept, there has to be an inspiration fromContinue reading “Textured Abstract Painting | How I Paint Textured Abstracts with Oil Paints – Featuring “Nature Vibes 5”-Part I”

How To Mix Oil Paints for “Coffee Bliss” Painting by GK- Bohemian Color Chart

Hello again! In this post, I’ll show you a detailed color chart (color map) for the “Coffee Bliss” painting, along with a list of oil paints you need to mix each color in the chart (with an estimated percentage for each oil paint). You can use this chart as inspiration for your future Art projectsContinue reading “How To Mix Oil Paints for “Coffee Bliss” Painting by GK- Bohemian Color Chart”

My Top Three Favorite Canvas Types For Oil Paintings

Never underestimate the importance of the canvas quality when preparing for a serious oil painting project! A good quality canvas has low color absorbency level (acid free). What does canvas-color-absorbency mean? If the canvas has a high color absorbency, this will lead to a painting with flat, dull and lifeless colors. If you really wantContinue reading “My Top Three Favorite Canvas Types For Oil Paintings”

Easy Painting Tutorial- How To Mix Oil Paints

Get creative with your oil painting projects!This is a step by step oil colors mixing tutorial (e-book), featuring one of my paintings titled the “Enchanted”, the painting picture is on the cover. The tutorial presents 6 simple steps that will teach you how to mix the oil colors used for the “Enchanted” painting with manyContinue reading “Easy Painting Tutorial- How To Mix Oil Paints”

Step by Step Painting – Featuring “Set Me Free” Oil Painting- How I Paint in Oil

My oil painting process goes through multiple layers, this is important to add depth and more color vibrancy in the completed painting. I will take you through the various stages of this painting from start to completion. You can try this process in your next painting project! Before I begin, I’m glad to let youContinue reading “Step by Step Painting – Featuring “Set Me Free” Oil Painting- How I Paint in Oil”

How I Paint in Oil- Painting Diary- “Anticipation” Painting Stages

In this quick post, I will show you the stages of “Anticipation” painting. Before I begin, I’m glad to let you know that this post is sponsored by Jackson’s Art Supplies, which means you will get 10% discount if you purchase from Jackson’s Art Supplies through links in this post. Session1: A quick basic pencilContinue reading “How I Paint in Oil- Painting Diary- “Anticipation” Painting Stages”

Oil Painting Diary- How I Paint in Oil- Featuring “Coffee Bliss” Painting

Day1: I start by sketching the painting concept in pencils, then by a single color of oil paint. In this painting, I used Vandyke Brown oil color. It dries fast so I don’t have to wait long before I start applying actual colors! Day2: I wasn’t sure what colors to use yet, so I decidedContinue reading “Oil Painting Diary- How I Paint in Oil- Featuring “Coffee Bliss” Painting”

How to Create a Time-Lapse Video for Painting Process

My interest in oil painting started back in 2011. I enjoyed watching time-lapses in YouTube for many amazing artists. These time-lapses helped me a lot in my learning process as I observed their painting techniques, and led me to develop ones of my own! So when I reached to a level where I’m confident toContinue reading “How to Create a Time-Lapse Video for Painting Process”