How to Oil Paint on Canvas for Beginners

How to Oil Paint on Canvas

 

Canvas paintings and oil paint colors have always remained in fashion to make detailed paintings with it. In order to make oil paintings over canvas sheets, you simply need to have a supply of colors, some drawing pins, a canvas board, some imagination, creativity, aspiration some inspiration. Simply set up everything in a proper way and begin with your pencil giving it details with colors kept aside. In case you are confused how you should begin with all these items, you may go for the tips that we are mentioning here:-

How to Oil Paint on Canvas for Beginners

How to Oil Paint on Canvas for Beginners

1. Set the Canvas Board:-

A perfect place should be decided first of all in order to set the canvas board. This should be preferably near the window or in your special arts and crafts room. The Canvas board should be set to perfect height so that you may be able to match up with its height by adjusting its pane.

2. Pin up the Paper in A Proper Way:-

Now, after the canvas board gets set, you would be required to set the canvas sheet over it and this sheet would be fixed with the help of thumb pins. Thumb pins are the special pins that can be pressed with thumb to get inside the canvas board holding the sheet over it.

3. Prepare a Rough Sketch with Pencil:-

Now, after the sheet has been properly positioned over the canvas board, you would be required to make a rough sketch of your drawing with pencil. This sketch should be kept as light as you can so that with a single touch of rubber, the drawing portions may be wiped off without even leaving a single mark.

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4. Begin Your Piece Of Art Giving It A Shade:-

Now after the basic sketch has been made, you would be required to give it effects by means of shading or colors. You may go for the oil paints of your choice or you may stay limited to the pencil pastels itself. Simply make your sketch in such a way that the colors or the way of making that you choose suits perfectly with it.

5. Give It Details:-

Now after the basic sketch has been made, you would be required to give it details. Simply darken the boundaries of your sketch and give a final touch to the shade as well as coloring made anywhere. The details can be enhanced with a pencil or sharp marking sketch so as to make it detailed.

6. Have the Finishing done:-

Now 99% of your sketch would be ready. There may be some points where you may feel something to be lacking and in such cases, simply pick up your oil paints and begin detailing once again but carefully. Do not worry if you are making it for the first time and keep practicing as practice makes a man perfect.

 

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