did-you-know? rent-now

Amazon no longer offers textbook rentals. We do!

did-you-know? rent-now

Amazon no longer offers textbook rentals. We do!

We're the #1 textbook rental company. Let us show you why.


Oil Painting Every Day A Step-by-Step Beginner’s Guide to Painting the World Around You - Develop a Successful Daily Creative Habit

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2022-03-22
  • Publisher: Quarry Books

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

List Price: $24.99 Save up to $4.75
  • Rent Book $20.24
    Add to Cart Free Shipping Icon Free Shipping

    *This item is part of an exclusive publisher rental program and requires an additional convenience fee. This fee will be reflected in the shopping cart.

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?


Discover a new approach to oil painting that takes the stuffiness out and puts the fun back in. Learn how to paint vibrant florals, landscapes, seascapes, portraits, and more, and see your skills improve.

Oil Painting Every Day shows you how to translate what you see into captivating paintings. Begin with a solid understanding of oil paint and essential supplies, then try easy exercises that will train your eye to see the world like an artist.

From there, you’ll learn how to capture beautiful details in landscapes and still lifes and create shadows and depth to make your work come alive. Refine those details to paint waves, clouds, and floral scenes, and get all the tips, tricks, and techniques you need for a doable portrait to get you started in figurative work.

Get great ideas for creating engaging compositions while capturing the world around you, and discover how a variety of simple brushstrokes add energy and life to a piece.

In this book you’ll find:
  • How drawings and underpaintings can give your paintings a boost
  • How to care for your tools and materials
  • Tips and techniques for working in sketchbooks and on canvas
  • The benefits of maintaining a consistent art practice
  • How to paint from life and photographs
  • Ways to build cohesive compositions that tell a story
Oil Painting Every Day is your all-access pass to oil painting.

Author Biography

Robin Sealark graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a bachelor of fine arts and an art education certificate. She spent her undergraduate years specializing in hyper-realistic portraiture, but shifted her focus to landscapes, seascapes, and skyscapes. Growing up on Long Island, and now living in Utah, she developed a great love of the outdoors, which is reflected in her dramatic landscapes, seascapes, and skies. Robin has established strong followings on Instagram and YouTube, where she frequently posts her work, process videos, tips, tutorials, and advice for creatives. Robin lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Instagram: @robinsealark
YouTube: Robin Sealark
Website: robinsealark.com

Table of Contents

1 Oil Painting Supply Guide
2 Technique Glossary
3 See Like an Artist
Lesson 1: Still Life
Lesson 2: Tulip Painting
4 Introduction to Landscape
Lesson 3: The Field Trip Project—Plein-Air Study
Lesson 4: Fast Landscape Drawing—Samples and Exercises
Lesson 5: River Perspective—Drawing and Painting
Lesson 6: Sunset Tree Silhouette—Scene Painting
5 Elevating Scenes
Lesson 7: Wave Replica Painting
Lesson 8: Green Field and Mountain Scene Painting =
Lesson 9: Floral Marsh Scene Painting
6 A Closer Look: Refining Details
Lesson 10: Cloud Painting
Lesson 11: Wave Painting
Lesson 12: Eye Painting
7 Peek into Portraiture
Lesson 13: Gestural Figure Drawing Warm-Ups
Lesson 14: Portrait of Paul
Reference Images
About the Author

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Rewards Program