Step by Step Painting – Featuring “Arabian Princess” Oil Painting- How I Paint in Oil

Hello again and welcome to GK Paintings Diary!. Finally I got sometime to prepare for this post. I’m sure you will love this one 🙂 You will be surprised when you see the early stages of this painting, and how it evolves from dull – and kind of weird – colors into the final productContinue reading “Step by Step Painting – Featuring “Arabian Princess” Oil Painting- How I Paint in Oil”

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”

How To Mix Oil Paints – Easy Oil Painting Tutorial

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 “How To Mix Oil Paints – Easy Oil Painting Tutorial”

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”

Step by Step Painting- Featuring “Karma” – Oil Painting Diary – How I Paint in Oil

I will take you through the different stages of this painting from start to completion. 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: initial sketchContinue reading “Step by Step Painting- Featuring “Karma” – Oil Painting Diary – How I Paint in Oil”

How I Chose the Color Scheme for Coco Chanel Painting

First of all, what made me choose to paint Coco Chanel? I was looking for an inspiration for my next painting, wasn’t sure what to paint… then while I was applying my favorite perfume “CHANEL Allure “, the amazing fragrance which I have been using the last 10 years, the inspiration hit me! My paintingsContinue reading “How I Chose the Color Scheme for Coco Chanel Painting”

Step by Step Oil Painting Featuring “Bewitched” – GK Painting Diary- How I Paint in Oil

In this post, I will take you through the stages of this 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: I start by aContinue reading “Step by Step Oil Painting Featuring “Bewitched” – GK Painting Diary- How I Paint in Oil”

Oil Painting Diary-“The Contemplating White Horse”

Everyone who saw this painting of an Arabian white horse fell in love with it! I’m personally surprised how I painted it, because it was the 2nd painting I ever made when I started learning oil painting altogether in 2012.. I was very confused about oil colors mixing and how to apply the paints onContinue reading “Oil Painting Diary-“The Contemplating White Horse””

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

Every painting I make has an inspiration behind it, a thought in my mind that I can best express through colors… I love coffee! It fills me with positive energy and boosts my mood… a simple pleasure like this inspired me to create this painting… How do I feel when I sip my morning coffee?Continue reading “Oil Painting Diary- How I Paint in Oil- Featuring “Coffee Bliss” Painting”