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Framing And Hanging Oil Paintings

The frame gives a more finished look to the oil painting and helps define the boundaries of the artwork. The marriage of a frame with an oil painting may be harmonious or discordant, enhancing or distracting - a poorly chosen frame can ruin the appearance of the oil painting, while an appropriate one can make it shine. There are many different styles, colors and price ranges of frames with cheap ones made in moulded plastic and more expensive ones carved in wood. An oil painting may be seen in ........ Read More

Introduction To Oil Painting Techniques

Oil paint is an amazing versatile medium. It can be applied in a thick buttery fashion or thinned down to a watery consistency. This versatility opens the door to a number of different painting techniques. My personal preference is to begin my oil paintings by first sketching out the composition using acrylic paint or with water-soluble oil paints. The popular approach to oil painting is to thin the paint with turpentine to apply your initial layers. Turpentine is quite toxic and I prefer not t........ Read More

Modern Oil Paintings

I have been buying modern oil paintings for a show in my gallery. I have found many nice pieces. I found a painting called Village in winter in a private collection in Illinois. The artist was Fern Isabel Coppedge and she was an American. I liked the piece because of the snowy scene. It reminded me of my childhood. While on a buying trip, I found Clouds Over Buckingham. This was a really nice modern oil painting that was in a private collection in Pennsylvania. I have seen work by th........ Read More

Oil Paintings To Soothe The Soul

A close relative had to spend a couple of days in the hospital. Upon entering his hospital room to visit, I was surprised & delighted to find several striking pieces of artwork hanging on the walls. This sparked my curiosity! I spent a great deal of time looking at the curative affects of art. I’ve discovered and learned that in order to help create a healthier environment for patients, hospitals work hard to make certain that patients rooms and waiting rooms are inviting. This helps to ens........ Read More

Steps To Framing An Oil Painting

Framing an oil painting is not cheep, but it's definitely worth it as sometimes frames are a great compliment to a painting. But how can you tell a good framer from a mediocre one? First, if you can get a referral that would be best. If not, and you are walking into a frame shop trying to decide if to invest your precious artwork in the hands of this artesian, observe the neatness of the framed paintings hanging on the walls. Is that something that you would fancy? Does it look like it was........ Read More

Stretching An Oil Painting

Oil paintings on canvas are always mounted on inner, wooden frame bars (a stretcher) before framing. A stretcher is a wooden support that a canvas is attached to for stability. A frame around the stretcher, in addition to complementing the appearance of the painting, provides extra support for the canvas. A competent picture framer will be able to stretch the oil painting onto a stretcher frame or you can stretch the canvas yourself fairly easily once you know what to do and have the right tool........ Read More

Oil Painting Book – Learn The Art Of Painting

Most of us like to draw and paint. Some of us are born artist while some of us are just fun painters. Now days one can find different types of painting books in the market. These painting books provide you with steps by steps guidelines to improve your drawing and painting skills. One of such types of painting book is Oil painting book. If you wish to learn or polish the art of oil painting why not try an Oil Painting book. Today one can find different types of painting books in the market. So........ Read More

Preserving And Protecting Your Beloved Oil Paintings

You may have just purchased your first oil painting, to add that touch of style to your study, living room, or bedroom. Oil paintings are beautiful additions to the house, and are great conversation pieces as well. They can also be a good investment, but for any of these draws of the oil painting to remain true they must be taken care of in a proper manner. Here are some simple steps in the preservation of the value and appearance of your new oil painting. Always check the location where you in........ Read More

How To Clean An Oil Painting

One of my loyal readers was seeking advice cleaning an oil painting: “My grandmother did several oil paintings before she died. They are lovely, but only valuable to our family. My mother, a heavy smoker, hung a small oil painting (about 12” x 18”) in her small studio apartment for many years. This week she is moving, and gave me the painting. It is sticky and drippy with smoke residue. My local art gallery wants almost $200 to clean it! Is there a home-remedy that I could attempt........ Read More

How To Make Money By Re-selling Oil Paintings?

Here is a great opportunity to make money just being home. Earn up to 25% of the money made by selling Oil Paintings. Here is how it is done, its easy, enroll in a reseller program by contacting the site owner of Oil Paintings, open your very own reseller site. Sit back and let the money flow in. Look for established sites that sell Oil Paintings, contact by email or through their contact form to make your request for becoming a reseller. With minimum effort you could be seeing enormous cash fl........ Read More

Oil Painting – To Collect Or To Invest?

There are many styles and techniques used in painting. Painters also use a variety of media like pastel colors, water colors, natural colors, oil, and many others. You can paint in any surface such as rocks, walls, cardboard, canvas, paper, and lots more. However, there are only a few valuable paintings that exist and among them are oil paintings. At present, you can still find original classic paintings done by famous painters. Precious oil paintings can be found in private collections an........ Read More

Oil Painting Supplies - Guide For Beginners

When I first began painting some 10 years ago, I remember my first trip to my local art supply store. I recall my feeling of utter confusion as I perused the aisles. This particular art store had every tube of paint, brush, medium and canvas known to man, far too many choices for a confused beginner. After several moments, a sales person came by and began to assist me in finding the supplies I needed. To make a long story short, I left the store 30 minutes later with a box full of supplies, half........ Read More

How To Buy Oil Paintings?

How To Buy Oil Paintings I have a custom made oil painting displayed in my living room. I gaze upon it each day. It’s a portrait of a woman during sunset and half turned. Every single day I look at it and I am amazed as to what she might be thinking, sometimes I feel as though the painting has changed somehow. It gives new meaning every time I see it. Every person who has looked at it had a different interpretation of what the Painting suggested. It sparks the imagination. It triggers your e........ Read More

Varnishing An Oil Painting

Varnish is more than simply a layer to protect your oil painting from ultraviolet light, pollution in the atmosphere and abrasion. It will also bring out the brilliance in colors, making them sparkle. Varnish is made from Damar resin dissolved in a mixture of turpentine and other organic solvents. Keep in mind that oil paint dries from the outside in; when it dries, it forms a surface skin first. During the drying process small pores form in this surface skin. The surface of the paint may feel d........ Read More

Oil Painting Book Improve Your Painting Knowledge

Painting is an art, every one of us has some or the other artistic things in us. It’s just take time to us realize and bring them up. Oil painting is one of the types of painting. Oil painting book is very useful to beginner as well as for professional painters. This book can help you with step by step guidance on painting. In oil painting you can find varieties in price and quality. There are some very good paints on the market today like Grumbacher Artist Oils, but Winsor & Newton oil pai........ Read More


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