Tag: oil

  • Can I Use the Same Artist’s Brushes on Oil and Acrylic?

    Can I Use the Same Artist’s Brushes on Oil and Acrylic?

    By¬†Marion Boddy-Evans There are two ways this question can be meant: 1: Can you use the same set of brushes in both your oil and acrylic paintings rather than having separate sets? 2: Are there types of brushes that should be used only with oil or acrylic? I put a piece of masking tape around […]

  • Is Oil Paint the Right Choice for You?

    Is Oil Paint the Right Choice for You?

    Advantages of Oil Paint: Dries slowly, allowing plenty of time to work and to blend colors. Once dried, can be over-painted without disturbing underlying layers. Rich, deep colors which maintain their intensity when dry. Can be used thickly or in thin, smooth¬†glazes. Then there’s the status factor, oils being what the Old Masters used. Disadvantages […]

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