Free Resources : Oil Portrait Painting Essentials

Formal studies on oil painting  can be very expensive. Even with some online painting courses. I believe education doesn’t have to be expensive for you to get a better understanding of how to paint in oil. In fact there are good resources out there for free.  All you need is to be taught with the essentials for free.  So I listed here some of the good resources online that I’ve really benefited from. Continue reading “Free Resources : Oil Portrait Painting Essentials”

Alla Prima

Alla Prima or Wet-on-wet on painting is a great method to study color quickly specially when dealing from life. It also gives freedom to the artist to apply paint boldly while avoiding details and just focusing on major shapes and composition. It is so to speak an artist’s vacation from stressful detailed painting. Here are some paintings I did in Alla prima.
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