Art: Oil Painting

Discover the breathtaking techniques and drawing and painting essentials that will make your artwork stand out from the crowd!

How & Why to Do an Oil Painting Poster Study

By Dorothy Lorenze

Does the word "study" make you think of cramming for a test? Time to change your thinking! In oil painting, a study is like a rough draft or a practice run before taking your brush to your canvas. Here's how (and why!) to try it.

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Acrylic or oil

Paint Debate: Oil Vs. Acrylic and When To Use Each

By Jessie Oleson Moore

To the naked eye, acrylic and oil paints may seem identical, but that's simply not true. While both are used to create beautiful works of art, they have some important differences to consider as a painter. This guide is meant to demystify these two types of paint in order to help you decide which might be best suited for you and your unique style of painting.

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