Painting Techniques

Welcome to our series of articles on oil painting and mark making techniques! As an art collector or buyer, you may be curious about the techniques and processes that artists use to create their paintings. In this series, we will explore some of the most popular and effective techniques that artists use to achieve their desired effects.

From brushwork to palette knife painting, impressionism to alla prima, glazing to scumbling, sgraffito, and more we will provide step-by-step details of the processes, and examples of paintings that use these techniques. Oil painting is a versatile medium that allows for both subtle nuances and bold gestures.

By understanding the different techniques that artists use, you can gain a deeper appreciation for the art you collect or buy, and gain insights into the artist's creative process.