Tag Archive for oil painting

How to prime paper and cardboard for oil painting

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A simple guide on how to prime these simple materials, allowing you to experiment without a hefty price tag attached.

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The best surfaces to paint on when using oils

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best surfaces for oil painting

It’s a fascinating question for new and experienced oil painters alike: What surface, or ‘support’ to use the popular painters’ parlance, should you actually be painting on when you work with oils? You probably won’t be taken aback when told…

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Things to know before you start oil painting

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Tubes of oil paint and artist paint brushes closeup on wooden background. Retro styled.

The title of this blog post may give the impression that I am about to give you a definitive rundown of all of the things that you should be aware of before you attempt to paint with oils — and…

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