Paint Over Oil Base Paint

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 : 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 : Prime your walls and get them ready for painting

Before you start a paint job you will need to prime the surface of the wall. Priming is necessary if the wall is a dark color or stained or bumpy at all. Once you've decided to prime and paint, check out this tutorial for advice on how to go about it. You Will Need • Dropclot ...more

How To : Clean Paint Brushes & Rollers to Save Money

After finishing up your paint job, you're going to want to clean the paint of your brushes and rollers to save money on replacement. Depending on the paint you used, either oil-based or water-based, you're going to need either water or turpentine to clean off the paint. Watch ...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 : Paint your kitchen cabinets

Need a change? Brighten up your kitchen and give your cabinets a new look with a fresh coat of paint. In this tutorial, learn how to paint your kithcen cabinets a fast and efficient way. You Will Need: • A screwdriver • Grease-cutting cleanser • A sponge • Wood putty • A ...more

How To : Paint your house

This video describes how to prepare for and execute painting your home. To begin, you should power wash your house to remove any dirt, dust, cobwebs, etc. These would prevent the paint from setting properly, unless it was new wood. If it is new wood, you should put on a beige ...more

How To : Build a simple float frame for your painting

Building a frame for your paintings can save you money and provide one more creation of which to be proud. Normally recommended for abstract paintings, basic float frames offer a professional feel to your art. This video demonstrates how to build a very simple float frame, whi ...more

How To : Fight Mildew Formation on Your Home's Exterior

Mildew can be the bane of a beautiful exterior paint job, marring its appearance even when the paint is otherwise in good shape. And while there’s no way to guarantee that mildew won’t eventually rear its ugly head on any home exterior, there are ways to fight it. Here are six ...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 : 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 : Create snowflake nails for the holidays

Watch this nail art tutorial to learn how to create snowflake nails for the holidays. Great look for the entire winter season! Paint a bse coat and then paint your nails blue (or whatever color you may choose). Use white nail polish with a fine tipped brush to create your snow ...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 : 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 : 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 the base coat on your Warhammer figurines

Watch this five part instructional video series to experiment with base coats on your Warhammer miniatures. Using thin coats of paint and small brushes, leave a wider margin for experimentation and highlight coats. The rich and impressive detailing on Warhammer figurines comes ...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 : 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 : 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 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 new plaster

This video illustrate us how to paint new plaster. Here are the following steps: step 1: First of all take white cement, oil bound paint, fevicol and paint brush. Step 2: Now scrap off all the old paint with scrapper. step 3:Now mix white cement in water along with fevicol ...more

How To : Repair car paint damage

In this how-to video series, learn how to repair car paint damage from Doug Jenkins and his crew of mechanics and car restoration experts. They will teach you all the steps you need to know to repair paint damage such as paint chips. They will demonstrate how to sand out car p ...more

How To : Create glittery vegas style nails

This video illustrate us how Create glittery style Vegas nails. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all remove any previous nail paint.Step 2: No apply a primer base for the nail paint to stay longer.Step 3: Now apply a coat of translucent pink or any lighter shade n ...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 : Make Nail Art Stencils

Gather Materials nail polish (at least 2 colors) plastic baggie toothpick clear top coat nail polish Paint your desired base coat. Paint your stencils. Paint your stencils on the plastic baggie using a nail art brush, nail art, pen, toothpick, or anything your comfortable ...more

How To : Apply a wolfman werewolf prosthetic

In this how to video, you will learn how to apply werewolf makeup. You will need the gelatin werewolf prosthetic grease paint. First, apply adhesive to the face. Next, place the prosthetic on. Push firmly on to the face to make sure it sticks properly. The lip area has to be a ...more

How To : Paint your shoes

This instructional video shows you how to be creative and paint your shoes. You will need acrylic paint, paint brushes of different sizes, waterproof permanent markers, and spray lacquer. You should create a base coat with white paint. Draw whichever designs you want with a pe ...more

How To : Paint blue & white corner flames on your nails

In this video, we learn how to paint blue and white corner flames on your nails. First, paint a pearl base on the nail and let it dry completely. Now, grab the black nail polish and paint waves on the nail going from the top to the bottom. Next, grab the white nail polish and ...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 : Decorate a ceramic lamp base

In this video we learn how to decorate a ceramic lamp base with Simon Leach. First, grab a small paint brush and then apply paint to it. Once you have this, start to paint your chosen design onto the pot. Painting a leaf or a plant will be the most appropriate for a large jar ...more

How To : Make cute pink and brown gift acrylic nails

First, apply base coat to your nails. Then apply 2 coats of pink bubble gum acrylic paint to the nails. Then use a thin brush to draw an off centered cross on the nail with caramel candy acrylic paint. Using a dotting tool, apply hot pink and metallic antique copper acrylic pa ...more

How To : Do pantomime mask makeup for Halloween

Create dramatic mask like look makeup using red, white and black color, inspired by the pantomime. Use toner to remove excess oil/grease from the face. Cover up the entire face with clown white grease paint, set the paint with white eyeshadow. Paint the outline of your face us ...more

How To : Paint Piet Mondrian inspired block print nails

This video shows how to paint Piet Mondrian inspired block print nails yourself. Apply a white base coat and top coat. Use black nail art paint because of the thin brush. Paint two black lines the length of your nails. Then paint black lines going across the width of the nails ...more

News : Nail Art- Blue with Sparkly White Swirls

Tips This same tutorial can be used on toes too. Start with clean and clear nails. Make sure all nail polish is removed from the nail. Also, make sure the nail is free of dirt. Usually a manicure is given before nail art is done. If you do not know how to give a manicure, g ...more

How To : Paint palm tree nails

In order to paint palm trees on your nails, you will need the following: white matte base nail polish and a variety of other colors. You will need toothpicks, if you do not have fine brushes in your polish. After you have manicured your nails and applied a base coat, apply a ...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 : Use interior paint basics

Learn how to choose the right paint for your next project. In particular, this DIY guide looks at the following topics: The differences between latex & oil paints; The differences in paint sheen / finish; Choosing the right color; Determining how much paint you need; & Pro pa ...more

How To : Make an Inexpensive Custom Smartphone Cover

This is a great way to repurpose your old covers! Tired of your old iPhone cover? Rather than spend $30 on a new one, why not just paint the old one until it suits you? It's way less expensive, and better on the environment! Things you'll need: old smartphone cover spray pa ...more

How To : Paint a geometric pattern on your nails

In order to paint a geometric, tribal, ornamental design for your nails, you will need the following: base coat nail polish, hot pink nail polish, a gold/brass/copper nail polish, a dark nail polish, and a clear top coat or a shimmer. Apply your base coat to clean dry nails. ...more

How To : Build and make an erupting volcano model at home

Hmm... wondering what to do with a lazy Sunday afternoon? Why not build a volcano that can erupt? Have fun and make a mess, all in the name of science! You Will Need: • 6 c. flour • 2 c. salt • 1 c. water • Small plastic bottle • Baking sheet • Acrylic paint • Paint br ...more

How To : Paint short nails with a funky hot pink design

In order to paint nails with funky hot pink design, you will need the following: a base coat, a purple nail polish, a nail plate, stamping nail polish, a stamp, a top coat, gold glitter nail color, and a scraper. Apply a base coat to clean dry nails. When it dries, add a purp ...more

How To : Paint a musical note design on your nails

In order to paint musical notes on your nails, you will need the following: a base coat, a matte polish, topcoat, and a colored polish. Apply a base coat to your clean and dry manicured nails. Allow it to dry. This will make your nails smooth and even. It will also protect yo ...more

How To : Create a black, white & purple nail design

In order to create a black, white, and purple nail design, you will need the following: black acrylic paint, a paint brush, purple glitter nail polish, white nail polish, and a shaping tool. Begin with clean dry nails that have been topped with a clear base coat. When the nai ...more

How To : Create swirly black & white nail art

Create swirly black & white nail art Use base and top coat, black and white nail polish and paint brush nr 2/0. Place black polish on white paper. Take paint brush and draw line under white polish on nail. Extend the line into a "C" curve. Bring curve up into white portion o ...more

How To : Paint funky paint splattered 80's inspired nails

This tutorial shows a quick, interesting 80's inspired neon colored nail design. Using a base coat and then 2 layers of a while polish will establish the white background for these nails. Using a light, thin brush, make thin lines horizontally across your nails in a kind of bl ...more

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