Paints, Materials, and Other Tools


You’ll find here some of the materials and tools I’m using and other recommendations. The links on this page are affiliate links and I get a commission after referred customer order made through these links. Some of the services may offer a free and a paid plan. Make sure to compare all the options to find what works for you the best.

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Oil Paints

Most of the oil paints I’m using are from Winsor and Newton. I’m currently experimenting with a new limited palette and I’ll update this list with any changes. (Important: The links next to the oil paints details are affiliate links and I get a commission after referred customer order made through these links)

Titanium White (Gamblin Artist Oil Color)

Winsor Yellow (Artists’ Oil)

Alizarin Crimson (Artists’ Oil)

Magenta (Winton Oil)

Ivory Black (Artists’ Oil)

Phthalo Turquoise (Artists’ Oil)

Other paints I used to have in my limited palette:

Titanium White (Winton Oil)

Phthalo Blue (Picasso Studio)

  • Color number: 450
  • Pigments: PB15

Adobe

Free Adobe Mobile Apps (View all Adobe apps on Google Play):

  • Adobe Photoshop Express
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Illustrator Draw
  • Adobe Spark Post

Photoshop CC as a part of a Creative Cloud Photography plan

In addition to the free apps from Adobe, I’m also using Photoshop CC to edit high quality and high-resolution photographs for art prints and to soft proof the print files. (Important: This is an affiliate link and I get a commission after referred customer order made through this link View creative cloud plans).


Inshot

It’s a video editing app you can find on Google play. It’s an easy and quick way to edit any video on your smartphone. It has a free and paid version. Download it from Google play.


WordPress.com

For creating a website, blog, or an online store. Depending on the plan you choose you might be able to add a PayPal button, supporter-only content, or an e-commerce store. They offer free and paid plans (Important: This is an affiliate link and I get a commission after referred customer order made through this link Create your website or a blog).


MailChimp

For creating an email list. MailChimp is easy to use with WordPress.com and it also offers integration options for WooCommerce. It has a free and paid plan View MailChimp Plans


Canvy

For displaying artworks in professional elegant room mockups. They have a free and paid plan View Canvy Plans


Rebrandy

For cool short links. There’s a free plan and you can purchase a custom domain to use for branded links View Rebrandy Plans