Painting


How you can get started?

You really don’t need much, just some basic supplies

  • Set of Oil Paint (~$10)
  • Low Odor Paint Thinner (~$4) (definitely get low odor, its worth it)
  • Paint Brushes ($5)
  • Canvas (you can either get a 10-page sketchbook for around $3 or buy large pre-stretched canvas for $10-20)
  • Plastic palette knife set ($5)

My Artwork

First Oil Painting (seascape) 5″ x 5″ canvas
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Abstract Blue – palette knife
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Yellow Lights
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Green
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Artists I Like

Mark Spain


I'm a 32 year old UIUC Computer Engineer building mobile apps, websites and hardware integrations with an interest in 3D printing, biotechnology and Arduinos.

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