Plein Air Painting Session: LA Central Library on World Book Day, April 23rd with Roofless Painters

Attention oil painters! Join Roofless Painters for a very special plein air painting workshop to celebrate World Book Day (Tuesday, April 23). They’re painting the Los Angeles Central Library from The Bonaventure Hotel. The workshop is $75, and all painting materials are supplied (medium-OIL). Setup and clean-up is on them, too – just show up […]

Gamblin’s Alternatives to Titanium White

Gamblin Artist’s Oil Colors makes more of their artist’s grade Titanium White than any other color… by far. For most painters, it’s the first white we use. And for some, the only white ever used. There are some good reasons for this. Gamblin Titanium White has a strong tinting strength and an unparalleled, beautiful texture. It’s terrific […]

2019 Torrit Grey. A color that can’t be bought. Now available.

Spring cleaning means something different at Gamblin Artists Colors. Every Spring, Gamblin changes the filters in their Donaldson Torit air filtration system, capturing any pigment that could become airborne when mixing their colors, and make paint using the pigments harvested. When you mix together all the colors in the rainbow (or all the colors on […]

Getting Started with Plein Air Painting

Happy Plein Air-pril! Have you always wanted to try busting out of your art studio and painting en plein air? Or has it just been a while since you’ve been out painting? Either way, you’re in luck! Thanks to Royal Talens, artist Justin Vining walks you through the basics of getting started with plein air […]

School Me Saturday: Experience RED

It’s time again for School Me Saturday, our informal art school of sorts, and today we’re learning all about Gamblin Artists’ Oil Color‘s range of red oil colors: Along with black and white, red made up the palette of pre-historic times. The combination of iron and oxygen is not only responsible for the red that […]

M.Graham Oil Colors is on a mission

You’ve probably seen our posts about M. Graham Oil Colors, and how they’re on sale for 40% off. Maybe you heard that you can get a FREE tube of Alizarin Crimson or Manganese Blue Hue when you buy three (3) or more tubes. Check out this video to learn a little more about this beautiful […]

Video: Oil Painting Tutorial with Robert Burridge

If you missed Robert Burridge’s fantastic oil painting tutorials from the 2018 Strathmore Online Workshops, we’ll be re-playing them here, starting with Setting Up Your Studio & the 4 C’s. What are the 4 C’s? Concept, Composition, Color Combination, and Commit & Continue. If you’ve always wanted to try oil painting but didn’t know where […]

The Nature of Oil Painting by Gamblin

“There is nothing more natural and enduring than oil painting. Oil painting has been the preeminent medium of personal expression for the whole 600 years since it was invented.” Gamblin Artists Oil Colors, 1980 Oil Colors, and Mediums are on sale for 40% off during our Back To Whatever Super Sale: Winter Edition! Come get […]

“Colors get the attention, but values do the work”

It’s been raining a lot in Los Angeles, and our grey skies have inspired us, much like the grey skies of Portland inspired Robert Gamblin to formulate three Portland Greys – Light, Medium, and Deep. These three neutral greys were developed to help painters quickly adjust the value and chroma of colors. And until February […]