What is best surface for oil painting?
What surfaces can I use oil paints on?
What base should I use for oil painting?
Do I need gesso for oil painting?
What is the hardest medium to master in painting?
Do you need to prep a canvas for oil painting?
Should I wet my brush before oil painting?
Paints will blend on the canvas when working wet-in-wet, which is great for creating transitions or gradients. Painting with a dry brush will give you a more textural effect, which is perfect for painting brick or dirt.
Why do you need turpentine for oil painting?
Can you oil paint directly on canvas?
Why is my oil painting breaking?
How does Bob Ross prep his canvas?
Can I put gesso over oil paint?
Is acrylic gesso good for oil painting?
Do you need solvent for oil painting?
How do you paint over old oil paintings?
How do you prep a canvas for oil painting?
Priming your canvas by applying a layer or two of gesso to the surface will help the colours in your work really stand out. If the canvas is poorly primed when using oil colour, the oil may sink into the canvas, leaving dull patches on the surface of your painting.