Tag Archives: Oil Paint

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 Paint: Sennelier Artists’ Oil Paints (review)

I follow a lot of art supply manufacturer pages on Facebook so I can keep up with new products they release or any potential sales or competitions. Recently I saw a post from Sennelier about a number of ‘sample packs’ … Continue reading

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Oil Paint: Stormy Beach (demonstration)

While I was at my Nan’s last weekend, we each painted a landscape with her old set of oil paints. While I was painting, I took a few progress shots of my beach scene so I thought I might as … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Oils: Playing with Nan’s Ancient Paint Collection

A few weeks ago when I visited my Nan, I brought my little Pokemon lunch box full of oil painting gear with me, and we spent a whole day playing with my Winsor & Newton Winton oil paints. We had … Continue reading

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Canvas: Eraldo di Paolo Canvas Pads (review)

Though I tend to buy most of my practice art supplies from one of the cheap junk shops in my town (which mostly sell Mont Marte art supplies), occasionally I’ll drop into the Riot Art and Craft at a nearby … Continue reading

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Oil Paint: Winsor & Newton Winton Oil Paint (review)

After spending a while playing around with my various oil paint sticks, I decided it was time to have a go at traditional oil painting. Though I usually go straight into artist grade products so I don’t have to worry … Continue reading

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Solvents: Zest-It (review)

After abandoning oil painting in my mid-teens because of the crippling migraines I got from the solvents required to thin and dilute oil paints (even in well-ventilated areas and after only 20 minutes or so), I figured that oil painting was … Continue reading

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