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Oil Painting Lessons

They say there is an artist in all of us. Oil Painting Lessons helps one discover the Artist in oneself. So what are you waiting for enroll yourself for Oil Painting Lessons as soon as you can… After all there is nothing more satisfying than giving shape to your artistic impulses.

But before you do so you can follow our beginner’s tips to familiarize yourself with the art form

  • Lay out the colors on the palette systematically so that you can access them easily when you want them

  • Increase the proportion of oil in the paint with each layer. If the upper layers dry faster than the lower ones, they can crack.

  • Avoid using the color ivory black because it takes a long time to dry.

  • Try using pigments containing lead, cobalt, and manganese, they accelerate drying.

  • Avoid drying your oil paintings in the dark. It yellows if you dry it in the dark.

  • Use alcohol to clean away a layer of oil paint or oil varnish, it is a powerful solvent.

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