Tip 1: How to start drawing oil

Written oil painting brings home comfort and peace.Oil paints are noble, they wrote the acknowledged masters of painting.Portrait, landscape and still life, painted with oil paint on canvas, decorate your interior, make it elegant and unique.
you need
  • - oil paint of different colors;
  • - a brush with natural bristles (bristles and weasel);
  • - canvas;
  • - primer;
  • - fine sandpaper;
  • - Easel;
  • - palette;
  • - linseed oil;
  • - spatula;
  • - solvent;
  • - turpentine;
  • - varnish;
  • - tissue;
  • -chashka.
Buy from a retailer or department quality oil paints, brushes, and other necessary supplies for painting.Pay special attention to paints and brushes - it's the main tools of the artist.Good brushes retain its original shape after each stroke, bad - hardly bend and not be returned to its original shape when dipping into the oil paint.
Pull the canvas on a stretcher.For oil painting using thick cotton or linen.It must be primed before operation.Apply the first coat of horizontally.Smooth
the surface with sandpaper, and to get rid of small cracks, apply a second, vertical layer of primer.
Set canvas on an easel.Pour in a little cup of turpentine for cleaning brushes during operation.After the primer has dried, it will take about an hour.Make a sketch of the painting.
Wipe the palette with linseed oil and dry.Then squeeze her oil paints.Palette during operation can hold in your hand or put together.
Mix the varnish with dark oil colors to be used for the base of the painting.Enter into the mixture using a palette knife a little solvent.This will give the paint flow, and they will lie down on a flat canvas.
working on a painting, apply oil paint neat strokes.If your work is a large amount, the paint bristle brush.Certain parts with a thin portrayal follow calico tassels.
Correct the errors and inaccuracies in the film, wiping his palette knife and paint using a piece of cloth soaked in turpentine.Then the treated area with sandpaper and moisten just one drop of linseed oil.
After working carefully wipe the spatula and brush cloth.Rinse the brush in a solvent, but do not leave them in there for a long time.Remove the paint with palette, wipe it with linseed oil and dry.
Dry finished painting vertically on an easel.For complete drying oil paints take three days.
graduating from the painting, put on her coat Damaran varnish.It will help consolidate color and protect the surface from cracking.
for the final coating is applied to the painting two coats of varnish.Allow the first coat to dry, it will take about overnight, and apply a second.

Tip 2: How to draw a picture paints

If you have the desire to draw something, but you never held a brush in his hand, do not despair.In this case, the main thing - it is a huge effort and desire.Select a simple landscape or still life and get to work.
you need
  • - a place for drawing (table, tablet, easel;
  • - a sheet of drawing paper;
  • - paint (watercolor;
  • - a few brushes of different thicknesses;
  • - simple pencil;
  • - eraser;
  • - a glass of water;
  • - palette;
  • - thumbtacks or masking tape;
Attach a sheet of paper to draw the workingplace. If you use an easel, then carefully attach the sheet at each corner by a stationery buttons. When you work on the tablet can be attached to a sheet of masking tape. In the absence of an easel or plate, place the sheet on a standard desktop.
Selectcomposition.Let it be not a complicated landscape or a small still life from three subjects.To mark the beginning of the center of the composition on the sheet.For this draw two diagonal lines.Place of intersection and will be the center of the future picture.Spend the horizon (it can also be a line the far end of the table, if you write a still life).
Schedule pencil outline of the main subjects.Let the line is thin and slightly conspicuous, so that if necessary it can be easily erased.If you have identified is not so, carefully wipe off the line eraser, trying to wipe the paper.
Once applied the basic pattern, start to color.To do this, you must have a paint brush, a glass of clean water and palette.Use a palette for mixing colors, do not forget to wash it more often, so that the colors were not dirty.First apply the lightest color to the place.Drop by open space glare.Avoid peretemnit tone as lighten it then it will be very difficult.Decide with shadow, gently apply paint on a shady place your subjects depicted.Try to use a minimum black.Each shadow contains a variety of colors.Consider color reflections from objects, because each of them gives his shadow standing next to the object.Slowly cover the color of the objects and do not forget the background.The contours of objects in the foreground tracing clearer.What is the background, it should look more blurred.Try not to focus on one thing, work on the entire surface of the sheet.Creative you success!
Helpful Hint
Get up and look at your work from.So better to see all the shortcomings and unfinished space.
You can divide the work into several stages.If a picture is large, you should not try to paint all at once.
Change the water in the glass and wash the palette as pollution.
Watercolour better to pick up a special paper, it absorbs moisture better.In this paper, the paint will not spread, and the paper does not lose shape.
pencil sketch, choose a medium-soft.It does not scratch the paper and easily erased eraser.
draw over the last lacquer layer is impossible.The surface crack.So sign their work to be the last coat of varnish.
Helpful Hint If you are using Unprimed canvas, you must first apply to the fabric hide glue for extra coverage.

layers of oil paint on the picture must be the same or each subsequent thicker previous.Otherwise, the surface is deformed.
  • School drawing.Lessons oil
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