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Cafe Culture, An Introduction To Oil Painting

In this tutorial, professional artist Greg Mason introduces his style and technique in oils. Greg used his tried and tested three-stage technique of underpainting, colour layers and finishing touches. Along the way, he talks about the materials he uses and shows you how to use them to achieve a successful painting.
“Oil painting offers limitless opportunities; for me, it is one of the most exciting mediums. This demo is designed to show you how I approach it… but there are hundreds of other ‘right ways’ to paint in oil, so take from this whatever is useful to you.”


About Greg

Greg is a member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and has appeared on Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year and Landscape Artist of the
Year. To see more of Greg’s work, visit:
Instagram: @gregorymason_art

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