We can all learn so many things from the masters of art. From long ago until now, everyone has some sort of technique to share. One of my personal favorites is using a small viewfinder to get shading, color, and tone correct. Cheap and handy little tool!
Lately I have been gearing towards oil paint. I love the way it glides across my canvas and how vibrant the colors are. It is a difficult medium to use but it is well worth the trial and errors. Artist Network is one of my personal favorite websites for tips and trick with oil and any other type of medium. Some of my top choices on tips are these: