Category Archives: Oil Sticks

Oil Sticks: Shiva Artist’s PaintStiks (review)

On a recent trip into the city to meet up with some friends, I dropped into a few art supply shops while I was waiting. One of them had a clearance table set up near the door, and several minutes … Continue reading

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Oil Paints: Winsor and Newton Oilbars (review)

Not long ago, I reviewed the Sennelier Oil Sticks and mentioned that they were the first oil sticks I’d acquired. This wasn’t entirely true; Winsor & Newton had, several years earlier, sent me a little sample Oilbar in Ultramarine Blue, which … Continue reading

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Oil Paints: Sennelier Oil Sticks (review)

Many years ago, I’d attempted oil painting a few times with my grandmother, using traditional tube oil paint, but I’d always end up with a migraine after 20 minutes or so. I didn’t know if it was the paint itself … Continue reading

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