How to make oil portrait

On the example of one of my successful portraits, I will tell you how to create paintings with a person as a central figure. To begin with, let’s decide whether you are observing nature or a photograph? Now many artists are working on photos, we’ll talk about this separately separately.…

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Impressionism Hedgehog

One of my early paintings, a hedgehog who lives in the forest, is made with oil on canvas (size 40×30 cm). To make this picture I used light brush strokes, the style is similar to pointillism, but the “dots” are larger. With great pleasure, I applied soft colors to each…

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My first oil painting

In 2016, I dared to start painting (I do not like to say “write”) oil. I took a few tubes of used oil paint, a pair of brushes, a cardboard box measuring 18×24 cm (gesso board, primed cardboard), a palette knife … and decided “be what happens.” I love flowers,…

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