Month: December 2017

brushes for oil painting – How to choose the perfect brush

The brush is one of the must-have tools in oil painting. In this post I will explain the materials which compose the brush, the main brush shapes, how to choose the best brushes for oil painting and how to look after your own brushes. Material and  characteristics The brush is composed by three parts: handle

oil painting mediums explained

Usually the painter doesn’t use the colour as it is when it has just came from the tube. The colour has to be mixed with an appropriate medium. A medium is an additive the purpose of which is to change the feature of the colour, e.g. It edits the consistency or the time of drying.