I started with Oil paints and I loved the way it onto the canvas, but unfortunately my skin didn't like mediums used with the paint, that combined with painting in a room that had no storage I had to change to Acrylic paints.

I have ended up with a 'chemistry set' to try and replicate the fluidity of the oil paints and mimic the blending but still it feels like a race against the clock. On the flip side acrylics are quicker to paint layers, the oils take a week per layer, and mistakes can be covered quickly.

You can start with the cheap paints, but I would recommend fewer colours from the Student range, this will decrease the frustration. The colours will be richer as well.

Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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Lighthouse 2
Lighthouse 2
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Peppers
Peppers
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IMG_1201
IMG_1201
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Snowdon painted
Snowdon painted
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Mowcop Castle
Mowcop Castle
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The Lady that has gone Missing (Shhh, don't tell)
The Lady that has gone Missing (Shhh, don't tell)
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