How to dilute oil paint

Oil paint should be diluted with turpentine (no water) in proportion to the desired result: less for religious or impressionist art (more oil paint should be used, which increases the expense ), more for pop art in order to keep a smooth surface (less oil paint has to be used, therefore expenses decrease).

The more turpentine you use, the easier the act of painting (using the brush) and the faster the drying. Thus, the expenses are also lower.

In order to get brighter images, linseed oil should be added to the oil dilution, although drying takes longer.

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