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Intimidated by oil painting? There's no need to be! With expert tips and online classes, you can get started in no time.
Master the essential skills every oil painter needs, from color mixing to creating balanced compositions, in 8 online video lessons with artist Jan Senetchko.
The right supplies can make all the difference. Find out exactly what tools you need — from brushes to canvases — to get started oil painting.
If you're used to painting with acrylic, watercolor or gouache, diving into oil can be a little tricky. Starting with water-soluble oil paint is an easy way to bridge the gap between water-based paints and oils.
Once you've mastered oil painting basics, what comes next? Check out these classes, where you'll learn more advanced techniques.