Art Terms Explained: Oil Painting

As artists, we encounter a vast amount of terminology while researching and reading about our materials. In this article, we explain the meaning of certain commonly-used words, phrases and terms in the context of oil painting. Alkyd ‘Alkyd’ is a combination of the words ‘alcohol’ and ‘acid’. In oil painting, it refers to an oil-modified … Read more

Terri Broughton experiments with Jackson’s Artist Oil Paint

Jackson’s Artist Oil Paints are manufactured in the UK, using specified raw materials from suppliers who share our ethical principles and objectives. Combining high-quality modern pigments and refined linseed oils to create paints that are permanent and lightfast, these colors are carefully considered to provide a full palette and are made to high standards, ensuring … Read more