Achieving Realism in Oil Painting

The Visible Light and the Painting’s Light Composition During the movement of the Medieval/Gothic era, most artists painted altarpieces and frescos. These paintings had fixed locations and they were not meant for mobility. Part of the planning the artists did, was to study the lighting at the locations. Churches tended to have dramatic lighting because… Read more »

Traditional Oil Painting Guide

Introduction In this tutorial, you’ll find practical guides on how to paint like the Old Masters. Note that this technique is just an experimentation of what I found during trial and errors and research. Although we know that artists from the past had their own different methods, these steps are essential to the process.  … Read more »