Water-mixable oil paints

Water-mixable oil paints

Painting & drawing blog A LOOK AT WATER-MIXABLE OIL PAINT I resisted trying the new water-soluble (or ‘water-miscible’) oil paints for years. I figured I was a traditionalist, liked using proper oil paints and didn’t have a problem with having to dilute and wash...
Oil painting tips – materials

Oil painting tips – materials

Painting & Drawing guides OIL PAINTING TIPS: MATERIALS People tend to be a bit afraid of oil painting, but it isn’t as complicated as you think and oils give a completely different (and I think nicer) character to a painting than acrylics. The biggest...
Oil painting tips – techniques

Oil painting tips – techniques

Painting & Drawing blog OIL PAINTING TECHNIQUE: TIPS FOR BEGINNERS I want to dispel the myth that painting in oils is particularly difficult – it isn’t! And it is well worth the reward, because in my opinion oil paints are so much nicer to handle and...
Oil painting tips – handy hints

Oil painting tips – handy hints

Painting & Drawing blog OIL PAINTING HACKS Painting in oils is little messier than painting with acrylics or watercolours as you can’t mix oil paint with water. What’s more both the paints and the mediums you use to clean and dilute them are on the...

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