Tag Archives: Oil Paint

The Controversy of Convenience Colours

I am a member of a number of art groups on Facebook, but every now and then I join new groups or leave existing ones. My reasons for leaving are varied; sometimes the group just ‘dies’, and with no one … Continue reading

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Caring for your Brushes

Buying a new brush or brushes is always lovely, whether it’s a nice set of synthetics or a single expensive brush you’ve been lusting after for ages. Still, most of us like to save money where we can, and that … Continue reading

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Wayne Clements from Art Studio on Channel 31 – Painting Demonstrations

Every Monday afternoon I like to park myself in front of the TV after finishing my uni work to watch some art shows on Channel 31. One of these shows is Art Studio, hosted by Wayne Clements. Though he paints … Continue reading

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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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