Oil Painting Tips for The Beginner

Painting is such an enjoyable form of art. It helps you express your emotions that is why painting is good to one’s health. There are various kinds of paintings and one popular is the oil painting. Below are tips for beginners to create a beautiful oil painting on canvas. Now that you would like to surprised your love one with a beautiful painting of her/his memorable photo. Problem is you don’t know how to start? Here are some tips to consider.

The very first thing to do is to start your oil painting with an acrylic underpaint because acrylic dries quickly. When you use oil as under paint it will take some time for it to dry. Acrylic underpainting can quicken your work with your canvas. Make sure that you have a good lighting- The importance of good lighting is it brings out the color more and also lessens the strain on your eyes. It is advisable that you paint on a place with plenty natural sunlight or if not buy an indoor light that has a good lighting.
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