Painting mediums can modify your paint in amazing ways . Oil painting is not solely about the paint. An absolutely essential part of controlling paint is the use of a painting medium â€“ typically a mixture of solvent and oil used to modify the paint and make it behave in different ways. 10 essential oil painting tips and techniques | Creative Bloq Please note: You are currently browsing img cottonwood country colorado landscape oil painting by that is 1000x776px in size. This image is listed in landscape oil painting ideas category. 10 essential oil painting tips and techniques Creative Bloq, 1000x776 in 261.34 KB.