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The oil painting has been used for several hundred years. The popularity of painting with these colours is still at a very high level. The reason for this is the quality, variety and variety of colours. If you are a beginner, you should send a couple of tips that will surely be useful to you. You have to get organized in the beginning. The space in which you plan to work, ie paint, must be ventilated and well lit. Keep pallets and all necessary supplies close to you. Place the stand and table so that it is not directly exposed to sunlight. Place a blanket under them to protect the floor. In this way, the painting will be facilitated and the desire to work will become greater. Be realistic about yourself and move gradually. Don’t expect wow results right away. Over time, you will progress and improve. Painting is first and foremost a process. Start with a smaller image. Don't give yourself large painting areas at the beginning, or a large canvas. Use smaller canvases and plain paper for initial work and experimentation. The choice of brushes is also very important. Do not use a large number of low-quality and cheap brushes. It is enough to have three different sizes and later you can try different combinations and shapes. When it comes to brushing material, there are more choices. It is recommended to use brushes that say they are intended for oil paints. These are mostly natural brushes, but you can also use synthetic ones. However, such brushes are more often used for painting with acrylic paints. One of the important, if not the most important thing is the choice of oil paints. They must be of good quality. Simply run away from the cheap ones! Poor quality paints can only make your life miserable and only make painting and the process of creating an image worse. So-called "student sets" are something that needs to be avoided if you want to take painting seriously. The reason also lies in quality. For the same vibrancy of the paint, if you work with quality paints, applying one coat is enough. For poor quality paints, it is necessary to apply two or three coats to get the same effect. So, in addition to poorer colour quality, it takes up more time than you can devote to some other details and finesse. In the beginning, you also need to get acquainted with the basic colours for painting. The basic oil colours are titanium white, mars black, ultramarine blue, alizarin crimson, cadmium red, ocher yellow, cadmium yellow. By combining or mixing these colours, you will get any other colour you want. When it comes to the background on which you will paint, the choice is diverse. It can be wood, paper, canvas, etc. No matter which one you work on, the most important thing is to apply a primer called gesso. In that way, the paint will bond better with the substrate and will protect the surface from the damage that oil paints can cause. For a quality picture, you need to paint it in different layers. For those initial, first coats apply thinner paint and less oil. Thicker paint and a larger amount of oil are used in the following layers. You must also take into account the time required for drying. Oil paints require a much longer drying period than acrylic paints. Brush cleaning is very important in the painting process itself. Napkins, old towels and similar things should always be close to you, at your fingertips. You can use them to remove excess paint from your brushes. Keep the cleaned brushes in an open place in the jar and the glass with the handle down to dry. You can save the colour you don't use for painting for the next time. It is enough to collect the colours in, for example, jars. The drying period of oil paintings is very long! If more thick layers of paint are used, it sometimes takes more than ninety days. Yes, some pictures take more than three months to dry, so leave them so that no one bothers them and no one touches them. After that, enjoy your little work of art! Also, check here original art for sale from Viktor Bevanda.