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Oil Painting

Even the old masters worked diligently to enhance their oil painting techniques. Discover new oil painting lessons and tips as we share the best of the best, from

In this fun art video preview from and artist Mark Menendez, you'll learn how da Vinci transferred his line drawings to his painting surface, how to apply Reuben’s serpentine contours to your own work, Vermeer’s trick to getting realistic results in his paintings and more for great results on your paintings today!

Vada (oil, 12×20) by Richard Schmid. Learn more from this master at ArtistsNetwork. ~ch

Preview Color: Landscape Painting Techniques for Success and follow along with two color-mixing exercises to match the hue, value and intensity of colors to your subject--if you portray an accurate intensity and value in your painting, the hue won't even matter. Then visit for access to the full-length video.

Greys I (oil on paper, 9×12) by Michael Chesley Johnson. Read "Mounting Oil Paintings on Paper Onto a Board" at for the demonstration. ~ch

Next Generation (oil, 30x24) by Madina Croce #landscape #winter #paintings

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Alla Prima II, a breathtaking book by Richard Schmid, features this painting and much more. ~ch Nancy Painting (1988; oil on panel, 12×16) by Richard Schmid #OilPainting #FineArt

Bread Rack (oil, 66×60) by Jeffrey T. Larson, 1st place, still life, The Artist’s Magazine’s 2013 Annual Art Competition

In this Artistsnetwork.TV workshop, Johannes Vloothuis proves that getting started with oils is easier than you think. Learn the advantages of oils, how to mix colors using the hands of a clock for foolproof color, and a variety of brushstrokes and painting techniques that you can apply to your own landscapes. Preview the video, download the materials list and more, at ArtistsNetwork.TV.