Intro to Basic Oil Painting Techniques, Part 1 of 2

Intro to Basic Oil Painting Techniques, Part 1 of 2

In this first part of this intro to oil painting tutorial, RISD Adjunct Professor Clara Lieu and Teaching Artists Cat Huang and Owen Rival discuss all of the essential techniques, materials, and approaches to oil painting. Topics covered include all of the supplies: brushes, palette knives, oil paints, palettes, surfaces, and more. Safety hazards which include ventilation and disposal are explained in depth, as well as brush techniques, painting exercises and recommendations for how to get started.

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TIME STAMPS
00:05 Oil painting through the ages
02:11 Seeing an oil painting in real life
02:30 Challenges of oil painting
05:30 Learning oil painting
07:51 Safety hazards
08:18 Protective gear
09:50 Ventilation
11:23 Disposal of solvents
12:28 Cotton rags
13:22 Toxic oil paint colors
14:04 Palettes for oil painting
16:27 Placing colors on the palette
17:17 Oil paint colors
20:06 Strength of specific paint colors
23:34 Mixing black
26:18 Types of palette knives
28:56 How to clean brushes
34:36 Oil Medium
37:48 Liquin, cold wax medium
39:33 Oil medium between layers
40:10 Starting the painting
41:02 Underpainting
42:17 Blocking in colors
44:21 Painting a jack fruit
46:50 Painting with layers
47:39 “Fat over lean”
51:44 Brush techniques
58:56 Opaque & transparent paint
59:49 Varnishing
01:02:53 Cohesion in colors
01:09:50 Painting mastercopies
01:05:04 Mixing colors in advance
01:08:42 Complementary color still lifes
01:10:44 Bloopers

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OIL PAINTING SUPPLY LIST
Linseed oil:
Liquin:
Stand oil:
Retouch varnish:
Picture varnish:
Artist’s picture cleaner:
Plastic squeeze bottle:
Gamsol:
W&N Oil paint, Titanium white:
W&N Oil paint, Alizarin crimson:
W&N Oil paint, Cadmium red:
W&N Oil paint, Cadmium lemon:
W&N Oil paint, Yellow ochre:
W&N Oil paint, Burnt Siena:
W&N Oil paint, Cerulean blue:
W&N Oil paint, Ultramarine blue:
W&N Oil paint, Viridian:
W&N Oil paint, Burnt umber:
D&L hand cleaner:
Gojo cleaner:
Filbert brush:
Bristle brushes:
Flat brush:
Silicoil brush cleaning tank:
Blue shop towels:
Cotton rags:
Window scraper:
Palette knife, wide:
W&N Artguard:
Tube wringer:
Cold wax medium:
Latex gloves:

CAMERA EQUIPMENT
Canon EOS Rebel T6i DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens:
Canon ACK-E18 AC Adapter and DC Coupler Kit: ttps://amzn.to/2TnEDci
Magnus VT-300 Video Tripod with Fluid Head:

SOUND EQUIPMENT
Audio-Technica Pro 70 Cardioid Lavalier Microphone:
Zoom RC4 Remote Control for H4n:
Zoom APH-4nSP – Accessory Pack For Zoom H4nSP:
Zoom H4nSP 4-Channel Handy Recorder (2015):

LIGHTING EQUIPMENT
Genaray LED-7100T 312 LED Variable-Color On-Camera Light:
Genaray MonoBright Daylight LED 750:
Impact 5-in-1 Collapsible Circular Reflector Disc – 22″:

STORAGE EQUIPMENT
LaCie 4TB d2 USB 3.0 Professional Desktop Storage Drive: tps://amzn.to/2TnF6ey
SanDisk 32GB Extreme UHS-I SDHC Memory Card:

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