Oil Painting Supplies
ZenART’s oil paint supplies are envisioned and designed to cater to an artist’s needs to ensure a full pleasurable painting experience. Our co-founder, Ardak Kassenova, being a practicing artist herself gives a more personal touch and insight to each of our products. The various oil painting materials from the oil paint sets to the brush collections are specially formulated and created to serve different painting needs and color palette choices.
Each product has been carefully designed and curated with your utmost convenience and ease of use in mind. They come in beautiful, sturdy, and handy cases and boxes that will keep them secure, organized, and safe whether at home or when plein air painting and travelling. Our oil paints are eco-friendly, without those harmful driers and solvent fumes. And with butter-like paint with only one pigment used whenever possible at such unbeatable prices, you don’t have to look elsewhere. With proper usage and care, our quality oil painting supplies will last you a really long time.
Things to consider to find out which oil painting materials you should get:
Oil Painting Supplies List For Beginners and First Time Buyers
For beginners looking for their first set of oil paints and oil paint brushes, these two following sets are perfect to start out with. They’re specially conceptualized to be the first materials you’ll ever need for your foray into the world of oil painting.
The Essential Palette
The aptly named Essential Palette is the ultimate limited palette with all the foundation colors you’ll ever need to mix practically all the other colors. The set consists of 8 (50 ml) tubes in the following colors: Titanium White, Cadmium-free Yellow, Cadmium-free Yellow Deep, Cadmium-free Red, Alizarin Crimson, Cerulean Blue, Cobalt Blue, Ivory Black. The oil paints are of a rich and thick buttery consistency, lightfast with a high pigment load, and are eco-friendly. Beginners won’t feel limited with this palette at all as it fully gives you all the wonderful properties that oil paints are wonderfully known for without the noxious fumes and toxicity.
The Artist’s Choice Set of Brushes
The Filbert brush is certainly one of the most favored brushes of artists all over for its great versatility. And no wonder, it’s the perfect merging of two brushes in one - a flat brush with a perfectly soft rounded tip. The Artist’s Choice is an all Filbert brush collection in 6 different brush sizes - numbers 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12. Designed for both oil and acrylic use, the natural semi-stiff Badger and 30% Japanese Synthetic bristles mix allows you to paint various distinctive brushstrokes and achieve beautiful blending as well.
The Best Oil Painting Supplies For Experienced Buyers and Professionals
If you’re in the market for the next level of oil painting materials, the Impressionist Palette, Portrait Palette, and our two other oil paint brush sets are there for you to explore. With a more comprehensive collection of brushes and an extensive selection of colors specific to your painting style or preference, you’ll definitely find something you want or need.
The Impressionist and Portrait Palettes
These two oil paint palettes along with the Essential Palette complete our Infinity Series of oil paints. The idea behind the series is that each palette is designed for a specific painting style or preference. With each one being a limited palette to help you create harmonious color mixtures. The Impressionist Palette contains rich and vivid jewel-like colors that the Impressionists loved to paint with. While the Portrait Palette consists of colors that you’ll need if you’re more into portrait and figure painting. With earthy colors such as Burnt Sienna and the Umbers to help you color-mix realistic skin tones from the darkest to the lightest. But certainly not limited to only that, you can also use it to paint other subjects not related to skin tones if you combine some colors from the other palettes with it.
All three palettes have colors that have been carefully selected, you can use them separately with great success or combine them together to create an infinite number of other colors. All palettes come with 8 (50 ml) tubes, upsized from our previous 45 ml version. Lightfast with high pigment load giving you excellent coverage and consistency. You can paint from heavy impasto applications to thinned out fine glazes with effortless ease as the colors just blend beautifully. And to top it all off, they are eco-friendly, non-toxic, and you don’t have to worry about solvent fumes nor harmful driers. The boxes they come in have beautiful cover designs and are designed to be used as their storage for long-term use if you so choose, they are hardy and hold the paint tubes in place.
They make for perfectly giftable oil paint supplies that your artistic friends or loved ones would love to add to their arsenal of art materials!
The Renoir Collection
The Renoir is a 14 pc brush set with all the brushes you’ll ever need and a palette knife, too. Inspired and named after the great Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the 13 brushes are split into two kinds: 7 brushes made of natural semi-stiff badger and 30% Japanese synthetic bristles mix, and 6 brushes with natural Chungking hog bristles. They come in various shapes and sizes: Flat, Filbert, Round, Angled, and even a Fan Brush. You can go from soft blending to highly textured brushstrokes. This collection is designed for both oil and acrylic use with firm bristles that are tightly packed into the ferrules, you don’t have to worry about shedding while painting or cleaning them.
This collection comes in a beautiful satin case designed to keep the brushes organized, safe and secure whether for storage at home or for bringing along when plein air painting or traveling. Another fantastic gift you can give to any aspiring or professional artist that they will surely treasure.
Each part of the ZenART oil painting supplies range are designed and developed in close collaboration with professional artists and creatives, combined with Ardak Kassenova's personal experience.