Oil paints are one of the most well-respected and popular types of paints and have long been a favored medium of fine artists. Oil paints produce excellent tones and colors which differentiate oil paints from other painting mediums and materials. Oil paints can also create both satisfactory linear treatment and crisp effects.
Oil paints are heavier than many other painting mediums, such as ink or watercolor, yet they can still produce transparent, opaque, and translucent paintings. The range of oil paint is surprisingly broad. This type of paint can also create excellent textural variation in a painting.
Oil painting usually requires an artist to have both skill and patience. Many of the world’s most famous paintings are made using oil paints and have lasted several hundred years in good condition. Quality artworks like these oil paintings are certainly a good investment.