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”

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”