Oils

Oil paint is the most versatile amongst the different painting mediums it can be used in many ways to suit all styles, subjects and sizes of work. Oil paint is usually made out of linseed oil.  

 Oil paint is also regarded as the easiest medium for a beginner to use, it can be manipulated being built up, scraped off and over painted. It allows you to learn by trial and error which can save you the thought of starting a new and can save money preventing you from wasting expensive materials.

 This wouldn’t apply to acrylics which can’t be moved once it’s laid and watercolour which is delicate which can lose it’s true qualities if overworked…

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