Oil Painting Palette

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Make and arrange a painting palette

In this tutorial, we learn how to make and arrange a painting palette. First, you will need to buy a large palette that can handle a lot of different colors on it. Now, use the sides to add in the different colors that you are going to use. Use the middle of the palette to mix ...more

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 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 : 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 : 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

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

How To : Get Twilight eyes from the hit movie

This is a metallic sparkily super fun look inspired from Twilight the vampire movie! This is what you need: Eyes, Bare Essentials- Platinum, Twiligth Coastal Scents - neutral palette, Urban Decay - oil slick, MAC - frost pigment, MAC ~ black track, Bare Essentials ~ sparkle ma ...more

How To : Create a modern pin up girl makeup look

Like the classic pin up look but tired of the fact that it's done the same way, with the same colors but just about everyone? Toss your beige eyeshadows and red lipstick tubes (not into the trash, but back into your makeup bag!) and try out some more modern colors for this loo ...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

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 : 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 : 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 : Paint with acrylics

Aspiring artists? Try your hand at painting with acrylic paints with this instructional video. Follow these tips & be on your way to creating a personal masterpiece. You Will Need: • A painting surface • Acrylic paint • Brushes • Gesso • Fine sandpaper • A medium • A p ...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 : 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 : Create a neon green makeup look

Are you looking to stand out in the crowd? Why not try this very cool neon green makeup look? This tutorial will take you step by step through everything you need to know to acheive this exciting style. Try this tutorial out and you will definitely get noticed! Products used ...more

How To : Paint with watercolors

Have some spare time and looking to pick up a new skill? Learn how to paint with watercolors in this tutorial. Watercolor painting is a great medium for all skill levels. You Will Need: • Watercolor paints • Paper • Tape • Pencils • A water cup • A number 10 or 12 brush • A p ...more

How To : Use the cross stitch 'n paint technique

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to use the cross stitch 'n paint technique. It combines simple back stitching and water color painting. Most of the materials are found in your kitchen. You will need wax paper, paper towels, and a plate to use as your pa ...more

How To : Paint an ocean in your composition

In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to paint an ocean in your composition from Angeline-Marie Martinez, a professional artist. She shows one of the ways of painting an ocean in this clip. Her canvas is already painted with a back ground of the sky on top and wat ...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 : Apply Purple Eye Makeup for Any Color Eyes

Purple eye makeup is a great, fresh look for weddings and springtime. We'll give you some ideas in this video on how to wear this daring look. Apply Moisturizer Apply a moisturizer with SPF. Example: DDF Protect and Correct UV Moisturizer has SPF 15 Apply Foundation Wait a ...more

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 : 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 : 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 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 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 : 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 Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

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