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Oil Painting Video: A Painterly Approach to Oil Painting

An oil painting video demonstration a loose, painterly approach.


Watch as artist Larry Seiler paints a still life of a banana in oil paints, using a loose, painterly approach. He uses a just three colors plus white, based on a split-complementary palette (he explains what this is). Working alla prima, he creates the painting in one session. Later in the painting's development, he uses a painting knife. There's a quick glimpse at the start of the video of the actual banana he's painting.

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