How to Layer Colours: 5 Glazing Essentials Glazing is a great way of building up distinct layers of pure colour that work with the paints underneath them, rather than concealing them. Over the centuries, artists have used glazing as a means of creating colours that are richer than would be possible by simply mixing paint on the palette.
Mixing skin tones in oil painting can be a tough task for most of the beginners in painting. Here let us discuss about the different aspects of mixing colors so that you can get the best realistic skin color for your portraits. Flesh tones don not have a specific formula and each one of you [...]
Beginners' Guide to Oil Painting: Article 1 of 3. (Links to parts 2 & 3 included.) If you have ever wanted to try oil painting, this three-article series will take you through the entire process step-by-step, from what supplies you will need to have, to how to prepare a canvas, choose a subject and paint your first painting. In this first article, you’ll learn what type of canvas, paints, mediums and other supplies you will need to get started.