Home Discussions Techniques and Materials Tips for working with oil paints


  • Ram Nair

    April 6, 2023 at 12:04 pm

    Oil paints can definitely be a challenge at first. One tip I have is to try using a medium or solvent to help thin out the paint and increase drying time. There are also specific drying agents you can add to the paint to speed up the drying process.

  • Ann Mathew

    July 24, 2023 at 3:26 pm

    Consider creating an underpainting in a single color (such as grayscale or a complementary color) to establish values and composition before adding color layers on top.