Getting Started with Oil Paints
with Mary Jane Begin
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01 Class Introduction06:06
11 Demo: Explore With Oil Paints and Solvents on Canvas24:24
Class duration: 2h 44mSee all 13 lessons
About The Class
Start working with oils today!
Are you interested in working with oil paints but not sure how to get started? In this course artist and illustrator, Mary Jane Begin will introduce you to the world of oil paints. This class is perfect for beginners looking to learn the basics of the medium in order to begin a painting practice. By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the know-how to pick up a brush and start experimenting with oils!
In this class you’ll learn:
- All about the different types of oil paints and how they work
- Which brushes and papers to use with those paints
- How to begin making simple marks and shapes to familiarize yourself with the medium
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Colors of Oil Paints15:16
Solvents and Varnishes For Oil Paints06:19
Demo: Oil Paint Glazing Techniques16:05
Oil Painting Brushes & Palette Knives08:01
Demo: Oil Painting Brushes14:34
Demo: Oil Painting Palette Knives08:15
Oil Paints Tools and Supplies Q&A04:22
SurfacesFor Oil Paints17:40
Demo: Prepare Canvas For Oil Paints08:27
Demo: Explore With Oil Paints and Solvents on Canvas24:24
Demo: Create Thick Impasto Oil Paint Textures16:03
Demo: Mixed Media Oil Painting18:29
Mary Jane Begin
As an award-winning illustrator and author of children’s picture books, a Rhode Island School of Design graduate and professor in the Illustration Department at RISD…Mary Jane feels INCREDIBLY lucky; she gets to do all the things that she loves to do ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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