Getting Started with Oil Painting for Beginners

orange tree oil painting

Oil painting is among the most well-known and respected types of art. Oil paint has been used to create some world-famous pieces, like The Starry Night by┬áthe Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh and The Mona Lisa portrait painting by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci. Oil painting has been around …

How to Apply Acrylic Paint to Glass for Beginners

painted glass

Acrylic paint is a versatile paint that can be used on canvas, stone, wood, polymer clay, and even glass. Yes, you can apply acrylic paint to the glass. However, there is a caveat to this statement. Painting glass with acrylic paint isn’t as straightforward as it is when using acrylic …

Getting Started with Oil Pastels for Beginners

If you’re interested in learning how to use oil pastels, then this guide is for you. I’ll cover everything from what supplies you need to get started, to the different techniques you can use to create beautiful artwork. What Are Oil Pastels? Oil pastels are a type of paint made …

Watercolor Painting for Beginners – Everything You Need to Know

cotman watercolor

If you’re new to watercolor, it can be a bit tricky to know where to begin. This simple guide will give you some tips on how to get started with watercolor for absolute beginners. Watercolor paints are a type of paint that is made with pigment, water, plus other ingredients …

My Favorite Watercolor Paper for Beginners (Top 3)

watercolor paper with cherries

Watercolor paper is one of the most important tools for a beginner watercolor painter. I know from experience that it can be very overwhelming trying to decide which paper to buy when you first start painting with watercolors. For that reason, I thought that it would be helpful if I …