Learning how to paint with oil is the general medium for most beginning artists. It's an admirable way to learn because corrections can be quickly and simply made. If you end up painting a color or scheme that you do not like, then just scrape it off with no injury to the canvas. Or instead of scraping, you can paint over the old colors and correct it that way. Also you can incorporate the light and shadow aspects of your painting together with tranquility. And lastly, you can stop and start up again on oil painting any time you want.
Even though many artists favor to a certain medium of painting, you can broaden your horizons and skills with oil paintings, even if you don't stick with it. After painting with oils for a course of time, you begin to understand there is more to oil painting than meets the eye. You will need to to stain the surface, pick a good surface out and let the under painting of the painting come full circle.
Another very important face with oil painting is find a good box to store all of your materials in. You can find various diverse boxes, most metal or wood. If you pick an unstained wooden box, make certain to stain it so if additional paint gets on it, you can just wipe it off.
Last but not least we have the proper education to back the painting learning process. Most people today have a big problem with learning to paint because they either can't afford the lessons or classes or have the time for them. So we are pressured to gaze upon home learning programs. Don't you worry you little face at all, because there are a few gems of a learning program for painting, they aren't all junk. Learn and Master Painting by Gaylee Levee, is a great example. Her style of teaching made it easy to learn and it also made the lessons fun and enjoyable. Oh and if you check them out, you might also read the Learn and Master Painting review.