Why Choose Oil?

Oil has been the #1 choice medium for traditional portraits for centuries. People generally associate oil paintings with superior quality, perhaps because of the historical use by the masters.
A creamy, buttery look to the paint texture.
Seamless, continuous tone blending of color that is best achieved working with a medium that has slow drying time.
Perfect choice for traditional, formal portraits.

Fave, 24 x 30 Oil


Acrylic is an under appreciated paint medium that is versatile, offers a short drying time and is great for beginners.
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Pastels are pure powder pigment usually compressed into a stick that blend well and offer intense color.
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