Painting information – oils or acrylics
A list of the pages containing information for students learning to paint landscapes in oil or acrylic.
Pages of easy to read and understand.
Painting information for beginners.
There are 2 things you will be doing – Number 1 is, learning how to apply the paint (practising the brush strokes)
Number 2 is learning where to apply the paint (learning what makes a great painting).
Do browse this list of pages and enjoy a smoother learning experience, it might save you a lot of canvas.
Beginners learning to paint can sometimes be confused and mistakes can be costly.
- About How to Start Painting
This page tells you how to go about starting to learn to Paint-With-Len in oil or acrylic – what to buy when learning to paint – canvas, brushes, paint etc.
- About How To Be an Artist. Not an ‘Instant Artist’
If you are genuinely interested taking up painting as an art, and you wish to paint well, then you need to think and see things like an artist, and you need to learn to use the tools
- About Painting Arrangement
Here we have a simple formula to make all your paintings attractive to the eye – learn what makes a good arrangement
- About Painting Tones and Color
Tone is a scary word for beginners – quickly learn what it has to do with painting and why using the correct tones is a must for high quality landscape paintings
- About Painting in Perspective
Perspective is often the last thing a painter studies – it should be the first – this page will let you know just how easy and important it is to paint in perspective
All these links take you to pages about painting.
- About Painting Brushes
List of Brushes
Brushes, and what to buy for oil or acrylic painting
- About Painting Wet-On-Wet
Read exactly what is meant by the term wet-on-wet when painting in oil or acrylic and why we paint wet-on-wet
- About Acrylic Paint Dries Too Fast
Let us discuss this annoying problem
- About Painting Craft for Kids
Children can use these painting lessons – a few tips how to go about teaching kids to paint wet on wet
- About the How-to pages
The How-to pages show how to paint items – sky – mountains – water – also shows how to glue down canvas and thin your oil paints
This link will take you to the list of How-tos
- Mistakes in Painting
Has a few common mistakes which should be avoided to keep your paintings looking great.
- About Painting With Len
About Len Hend and his teaching