White is most often used in oil painting. It will come as outstanding surprise to learn that there are zinc white and titanium white. ‘So what? As long as a white paint is white”, maybe you would like to tell. It has its nuances just like anything else. After reading this article, there will not … Read more Choosing zinc white or titanium white.
Actually, an oil painting thinner has a primary role in painting process. Not everything concerning oil paints is as simple as watercolor painting, gouache, acryl thinned with water. There are different types and functions of paint thinners for oil-based paints. There are many thinner bottles in an art store, but what should we choice? First of all, let’s … Read more Choosing an Oil Painting Thinner
Have you seen my oil painting, “koi fish” (or, as they are also called, Japanese carps)? For me, she became the first picture to paint with fish. Before that, I never wrote them, but I wanted to try. Especially for “koi fish”, I bought a canvas of a slightly elongated shape 40 cm x 60 … Read more Painting “Koi Fish” for Jeanne
Let me introduce you to one of my smallest paintings, which I wrote for the bakery in Kiev, “Lvivski Plyatski” . I like the strudel and desserts that are cooked there. The idea to paint a picture for “Lvivski Plyatski” came to me suddenly. At home there was a small canvas, one evening I decided … Read more Painting “Lvivski Plyatski”
This is not the first time this issue is being raised among young artists. There is a wide choice of various manufacturers, prices of oil paints in art stores. All look the same: metal tube with a lid. There are the same colors and the same titles. You will be able to choose the best oil paint after reading … Read more How can we choose the quality paints for oil painting.
Full standings color mixing oil paints with examples and instructions for mixing.For many artists, especially beginners color mixing problem can be very important.How to get a color that is not at hand? Of course mix paints on the palette! A color mixing table below will help get the necessary colors for oil painting. The table … Read more Mixing paint colors