Oil painting step by step tutorial: creating depth with color

Oil painting step by step tutorial: creating depth with color

There are many ways to create depth in a painting. I feel one of the most over looked by beginner painters is color. Color changes as it gets further away from the viewer so understanding this change will help you create more depth in your paintings.

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Materials
Carbon Paper –
Proportional divider
Linseed Oil Medium –
Oil Paint I recommend for beginners:
Titanium White
Cadmium Red Hue
Cadmium Lemon
French Ultramarine
Yellow Ochre
Cerulean blue
My easel –
Canvas Pad –
Best Brushes Ever!

Lighting
Ring Light –
light above easel –

Camera –

Hi, I am the son of two artists and began painting in my hometown of Richmond, Virginia before I could walk. I was a rare combination of artist and athlete so I moved to Los Angeles in 2008 to play football for USC. I left the team my sophomore year to focus on painting and filmmaking, applying the same focus and discipline from my football career to my art. I primarily work in oils, and spend most free days painting “en plein air” in my new home of Sarasota Florida.

Where to find me:
Website: www.chrisfornataro.com
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