"oil Painting" Oils

How To : Use basic oil painting techniques

In this series of video art lessons you'll learn the basic techniques of painting with oils. Expert artist Vince Fazi shows you what art supplies you'll need to get started, how to set up a still life subject for your painting, and how to choose the colors for your painting. P ...more

How To : Paint a bathroom with oil based paint

In this video series our expert, Grady Johnson will teach you how to paint your bathroom in oil based paints. He will tell you about all the necessary tools and materials you will need, he will tell you how to cover and what to cover, and how to clean dirty surface to prepare ...more

How To : Paint a seascape with oil paints

Seascapes are a beautiful and interesting subject of oil paintings. Learn step by step techniques to oil painting in this free instructional video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint a seascape with oil paints. Paint a seascape with oil paints - Part 2 of 15. Click through to ...more

How To : Fix mistakes while oil painting a colored portrait

Have you ever screwed up a painting before? Beyond repair? Well, it might be able to be saved after all, at least, thanks to these tips from Merrill Kazanjian. He recently screwed up a dry brush color portrait of New York Yankee Captain Derek Jeter. He messed it up, but was a ...more

How To : Paint a sunrise in oil paints

Sunrises are a very popular painting subject. Learn about the brushes and paints needed for a painting of a sunrise in this free oil painting lesson from our experienced painter. Paint a sunrise in oil paints - Part 1 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.c ...more

How To : Do an oil painting from start to finish

This video shows the artist beginning an oil painting by blocking in the sky and foreground underpainting. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from start to finish. Part 2 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from start to finish. Part 3 of 3 - How to Do an oil painting from ...more

How To : Build a custom pochade box for oil painting

In this how-to video, you will learn how to build your own custom Pochade box for oil painting. You will need 10 feet of 3/4 x 1/2 trim, 1/4 underlayment plywood,, a table saw for squared cuts, a cordless drill, a dowel no smaller than 3/8, a set of hinges and screws, an Allen ...more

How To : Make your own oil paints

Learn how to make your own oil paints. Making your own oil paints is a lot like growing your own vegetables – homemade is always better than store-bought. You Will Need * Pigments * Linseed oil * Rubber gloves * A safety respirator or mask * Safety glasses or goggles * A sh ...more

How To : Paint a leaf tree with oil paints

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a leaf tree with oil paints. First, paint light green on the leaves using a blank canvas. After this, add in a dark green color to make the stems and the middle of the leaf. Use different greens to draw the leaf out towards where the tre ...more

How To : Mix colors for oil & acrylic paints

This video was very informative and well planned. However, the video does become boring after the first two minutes. It will become easier for an individual to comprehend with this video if perhaps there are better examples that artists can relate too. Perhaps if the demonstra ...more

How To : Paint a portrait of a girl in oils

Oil painting is an artistic process that involves using pigments bound with a medium of drying oil. Learn to paint the portrait of a young girl from a professional artist in this free painting video. Part 1 of 49 - How to Paint a portrait of a girl in oils. Paint a portrait of ...more

How To : Paint a landscape in oils

Landscape oil paintings are a great way to express your creativity and artistic talent. Learn how to paint a landscape with oil paints in this free art lesson video. Part 1 of 20 - How to Paint a landscape in oils. Paint a landscape in oils - Part 2 of 20. Click through to wat ...more

How To : Paint with oils

Looking to appease your creative side? Paint with oils! You Will Need: • A variety of colored oil paints • Sable brushes • A stretched canvas • Gesso • Fine sandpaper • An easel • A palette • Linseed oil • A palette knife • Mineral spirits • Turpentine • Lint-free ...more

How To : Paint a winter scene in oils

This video shows the artist as he demonstrates under painting the backround in a snowy winter landcsape. The series does take you through all the steps from start to finish needed to complete an oil painting of a winter scene. Part 1 of 4 - How to Paint a winter scene in oils. ...more

How To : Glaze oil paint over colored pencils

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much ...more

How To : Get tough oil-based paint off your skin

Oil-based paint is vibrant and durable, but all that means that getting it on your skin is a major pain. Watch this video to learn about some easy ways, including rubbing yourself with turpentine, of getting oil-based paints off of your skin.

How To : Paint a modern piece in oil

This video is a demonstration of painting a modern work with elements surrealism. The composition includes elements of cubism in the background, a simplified face, flat spacial depth, and a fantastical positioning of a candle. The work is done in oil paints.

How To : Oil paint metal objects with Hall Groat

In this Painting Metallic Surfaces Hall video tutorial, learn how to paint metal objects with oil paint. This is a good tutorial to learn how to paint metal surfaces so that it looks like real metal. The examples used in this video is the painting of a pocket watch, ornament, ...more

How To : Oil paint desserts with Hall Groat

In this tutorial, we learn how to oil paint desserts with Hall Groat. You can take a brush to create different textures on the painting. When painting bread, this can show the fluffy texture of it, which looks amazing! In this video, Hal is painting a peanut butter and jelly s ...more

How To : Clean oil paint of paintbrushes

Keep your paintbrushes looking like new with these cleaning tips. You Will Need * Paint thinner * A clean rag * Three clean containers * A paintbrush comb * Soapy water Step 1: Prep with paint thinner The first step to cleaning oil paint off of a brush begins before you’ve ev ...more

How To : Take apart and oil a paintball marker

This video shows the method to take apart a paintball marker and to oil it. You need a placemat which is optional, paintball marker oil and Q-Tip. Remove the quick-strip pin. Be careful while removing the pin. Hold the striker bolt plug to prevent it from flying off during thi ...more

HowTo : BP Oil Spill Clean Up Halloween Costume

Sometimes tragedy inspires comedy. Point fingers at those responsible for the oil spill catastrophe this Halloween with Instrutables member frenzy's easy instructions for making your very own (and very sardonic) BP Oil Spill Clean Up Costume. You Will Need: 1 White jumpsuit ...more

How To : Remove an oil spill in your garage

Has your car recently had a leak and left your garage floor looking stained and grubby? Get your garage or driveway sparkling clean with this video from Danny Lipford. Who knew you could clean with cat litter? Danny shows us how to get oil, petrol or even paint spills off the ...more

How To : 12 Reasons Why You Should Have Baby Oil at Home

Paper shredder not working like it used to? Soak several pieces of paper in baby oil and run them through the shredder, which will help lubricate the blades and make them run smoothly for future shredding purposes. In addition to saving yourself the trip of buying a new paper ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 2: Painting

Whereas yesterday's segment of Making Art on Your iOS Device focused on the technical elements of drawing from life, today we enter the painterly realm of David Hockney and Jorge Colombo. The apps below can be categorized under "painting"—or more accurately, the digital creat ...more

How To : Blend colored pencils with a paintbrush

Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to blend colored pencils with a paintbrush. "Today, I am going to demonstrate a new artistic technique. I am going to merge the best qualities of two artistic mediums; oil painting and color pencil. What you are now watching is ...more

How To : Combine different media in the same painting

Many artists are loyal to one particular medium, even within the general artistic field of painting. Some prefer oil paints, some oil pastels, some illustration markers, some color pencils. This video demonstrates how to combine these four popular media in one work to create a ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : VERONICA

VERONICA n pl. -S a handkerchief bearing the image of Christ's face 63 points (13 points without the bingo) Veronica was the name given to the cloth veil that was supposedly impressed with an image of Jesus's face. The veil was given to Christ by Saint Veronica of Jerusalem ...more

News : Exquisitely Painted Earthly Minerals

Carly Waito's beautifully rendered oil paintings of minerals totally inspire me to pick up a brush and start painting. Waito showed her series at Toronto's Narwhal Art Projects: "A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design with a degree in Industrial Design, Waito's ...more

How To : Paint a Pet Portrait

If you want to capture your pet in an oil-based portrait, this video series will help guide you along the way as you paint your animal masterpiece. In the video below, get started by learning about all of the supplies you'll need for drawing pet portraits. To see the other vid ...more

How To : Glaze artwork (painting with transparency)

Watch this tutorial to learn how to glaze artwork (painting with transparency). Make sure to pause the video after each step and look at the screen every few seconds while you are drawing. "What is Glazing? The technical answer is 1.) multiple thin layers of transparent oil p ...more

How To : Create alternative art duct tape paintings

Okay, just to clear things up before you head over to watch the video, duct tape painting does not involve grinding up little pieces of duct tape to make paint. Rather, this process of "painting" is more loosely interpreted, using duct tape as "paint" instead of your usual ar ...more

How To : Gain tonal values in your monochromatic painting

Monochromatic painting challenges you to take control of value and tone in your artwork. Learn how an oil painter approaches creating an underpainting, blocking in large areas of value, and working the details. Gain tonal values in your monochromatic painting. Click through to ...more

News : Painting or Photograph?

These hyperrealistic oil paintings by Pedro Campos are incredible. Inspired? Start small. Previously, Nope, This Is NOT a Black and White Photograph.

How To : Paint with a palette knife

Sometimes painting with a brush can be a pain in the neck. Try painting with your palette knife instead. You will need a palette knife and oil paints. Watch this video art-making tutorial and learn how to paint with a palette knife.

How To : Choose and mix colors

This tutorial talks you through the vital processes of painting: color mixing and color choice. Although the artist is about to paint an oil, this tutorial is applicable to all color mediums from pastel to watercolor, acrylic, and gauche.

How To : Paint with acrylic paint

Sandra Scheetz Wise discusses the differences between painting with water colors, oils , and acrylics then goes over why she likes acrylics and shows you how to paint with them. Part 1 of 15 - How to Paint with acrylic paint. Paint with acrylic paint - Part 2 of 15. Click thro ...more

How To : Draw nine goldfish in free style

In this video, artist Henry Li, shows you how to draw nine goldfish in a free hand, loose style. He demonstrates proper hand placement, and technique in order to achieve a fluid motion to the piece. Nine goldfish is a good omen for Chinese, it suggest best fortune. Watch the m ...more

How To : Make handmade ink from an ink stone & ink stick

You can create handmade love letters and personal paper gifts by using your very own homemade ink. This video goes in depth on how you can make your own ink at home using an ink stick and ink stone. This is the traditional way that the Chinese make their ink to use in Calligra ...more

How To : Paint an avacado

This is a silent video by artist Dan P. Carr. It is filmed in fast action, the video is approximately 3 minutes long but in real time the painting took 50 minutes to complete. It is done on a small canvas with oil paints. It shows the development of the avocado from a simple o ...more

How To : Understand artist tools for painting

In this tutorial, we learn how to understand artist tools for painting. The first tool is plastic, which can be use for great textures on the painting. Cheap brushes are great for painting in big spaces and fan brushes are great for painting wider widths. A badger hair brush w ...more

How To : Protect Yourself Against Chapped Lips

chapped lips is a very common issue and usually face us in summer especially when sweating is excessive and water intake is at its minimum. all that affect our body and it induce inflammation in our lips which leads to fissuring in lip mucosa which is famously known as chapped ...more

How To : Create a Drybrush Painting of Bob Marley

I usually do step-by-step drawing tutorials, but I found drybrush technique to be fascinating and possibly superior to pencil drawing. Pencils are limited tools because they can only be applied with a point of some sort (with the exception of a graphite stick), while paintbrus ...more

How To : Make a brown sugar and olive oil facial scrub

You know the brown sugar facial scrub from Fresh? Well, this DIY facial scrub is pretty much the same thing, minus the cancer-causing parabens. Exfoliate and nourish your complexion without putting yourself at risk for some nasty side effects by making this brown sugar and oli ...more

How To : Make a homemade deep cleansing facial mask

In order to make a Homemade Deep Cleansing Mask, you will need the following: essential oils (geranium, lavender, and lemon oil), 6 tsp of warm water, and green clay. Place two drops of geranium in a small bowl. Add 2 drops of lavender. Add 1 drop of lemon oil. Heat water in ...more

How To : Make a homemade green tea facial toner

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a homemade facial toner. First, make a cup of warm green tea and wash and dry your face. Once your tea is done, pour into a dark bottle and then add in five drops of lavender oil and five drops of geranium oil. These oils should be 100% p ...more

Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest