Easy Painting Sitemap, an index of Easy Oil Painting Techniques major content sections on one page.

As this site grows, an easy painting sitemap that is for humans rather than for Google was needed.  I will be updating this site map or index to better enable you to move around to the section you want. Or, just fill out the search box in the upper right hand corner of the page to get to something specific.  This particular index is always going to be slightly outdated as new material hits the site pretty regularly, but my little index keeper upper is on strike and doesn't like creating on the new links.

What's here however, will give you a good idea of the subject matter and range of topics within the site.

Also, near the bottom is a link to my online gallery where you will find a number of my paintings and where you can find them in real brick and mortar Galleries, or through my online sales pages.

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Easy Painting Sitemap, painting instructions section

Oil Painting Techniques that are Easy, Simple, FUN!  This is the main Home Page.

From here you start your journey! Learn these oil painting techniques, and enjoy 

a lifetime of creative freedom!  Comeback to this easy painting sitemap to checkout new pages, and any new main areas of the website.

  • Our main painting lessons! A step by step process that makes oil painting easy. 
    Crazy Easy Free art lessons in How to oil paint! Showing you the classical method of 7 layer painting.
  • Materials
    A listing of what I use to make a painting! 
  • Canvas Building, Stretching
    Your first stop in preparing your canvas's in this technique. Stretching the canvas onto stretcher bars.
  • Canvas Preparation 
    How to prepare a Masonite board or canvas for this style of painting technique by applying a gesso mixture.
  • Art Composition 
    Composition the is quick to get right the first time. The Ancient Greeks used this formula! 
  • Imprimatura, or underpainting
    This is your 1st painting layer as described in the oil painting techniques.
  • Umber Under Layer 
    Umber under layer, the 2nd and 3rd layer in the the classical oil painting technique.
  • Gray-layer
    The 4th layer of the classical painting technique. Where I spend my most time on a piece.
  • Color-Layer
    The 5th and 6th layer. 
  • Finishing-Layer
    This is your final 7th finishing-layer in our classical oil painting lessons.  

Easy Painting Sitemap - Drawing Section

Related Drawing Pages

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Learn and Master Painting

  • Art Composition
    Composition the is quick to get right the first time. The Ancient Greeks used this formula!
  • More lessons and tips on techniques and practices of the professional artist.
    This is a section, a few more tips ranging across a broad spectrum of subjects.
  • An Oil Painting lesson on copying famous paintings of the masters and your own pieces!
    See here several examples of works copied and what you will learn from practicing the technique.
  • An Oil Painting lesson on form and modeling, what all realists and representational artists need to learn!
    See here several examples of actual objects and what is done to make them appear 3 dimensional.
  • How to Paint Flowers
    Some really great tips on painting that formal bouquet or just that wonderful daffodil you just picked from the garden.
  • Rose Art
    I have a whole section on Roses that is growing! Gosh they are beautiful flowers. Learn how to draw them, paint them, grow them, and some history to boot!

    easy painting sitemap color section

    A full listing of articles on materials, ancient re-discovered techniques, a little history, a 7 reasons why you should oil paint!

    And easy painting sitemap odds and ends

  • How to Buy Art
    With all the home decorating idea's out there, where do you start? You'll find a quick and easy step-by-step guide on how to narrow down your choices.
  • easy painting sitemap even more odds and ends

  • About this Site
    This page is about me, how I got started in Art, and the neat program that helped me create this awesome website!
  • Your oil paintings, photo's, stories.
    This page is about you, how you created that masterpiece, the story behind the art work, and your favorite pieces! Come on and join the fun! Contribute and share your ART!
  • Your reference photo's.
    You can use these photos for your next painting and, contribute so others can paint your pictures!
  • Link Exchange Form
    Have a cool artistic website? Do you have some great information on your blog? If it's a benefit to most of my readers, fill in the form and we will trade links!
  • Back to Top of Site Map to navigate the website
    Easy Painting Sitemap is an Index that lists at a glance the contents of the Easy Oil Painting Techniques website, grouped by subject matter for your convenience.
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