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 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”