Oil Painting

Oil Painting

When you know where to look, finding great art supplies can be easy. Cheap Joe's Art Stuff has the best selection of oil paints and oil painting supplies anywhere. Choose from professional-grade options from names you trust like Grumbacher, Gamblin, and more or shop on a budget with our economical options. Whatever type of oil paints you are looking for, you can stock up at Cheap Joe's and be prepared for your next oil painting.

Our selection of artist oil colors is available from a wide selection of brands like Winsor & Newton, Old Holland, and Gamblin. Our artist oil colors are made with pure pigments and only the finest refined linseed oil. Sometimes you do not want or need the fanciest options available, which is why we carry a great selection of economical and student oil colors. These paints are high quality but contain a lower concentration of pigment to help lower the cost for artists who are looking to work with high volumes of color. We carry paints to meet any budget, and these economical oil paints are compatible with all oil painting mediums. Our water-soluble oil colors are a great choice for anyone who wants the same handling qualities of traditional oil colors but without the odor traditionally found with the use of solvents. Now you can clean your brushes, palette, and workspace with soap and water after painting! Looking for a great gift for the artist or future artist in your life? Our oil painting sets are great for all levels of expertise, featuring options for beginners and professionals alike.

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Oil Painting FAQs

Q: Which oil is best for oil painting?

A: There are a variety of great oils for oil painting. Certain brands are better than others and depending on your level of experience and artistry, you may prefer certain brands of oil paints over others.


Q: What's the difference between oil and acrylic paint?

A: There are a few key differences besides the composition of the paints. Oil paints generally take much longer to dry, they blend smoothly, and they have a distinctive smell that requires you to paint in a well-ventilated area. Acrylic paint on the other hand dries quickly, doesn’t blend smoothly due to the quick dry time, and does not have a strong odor.


Q: Is oil paint expensive?

A: Not necessarily! We are pleased to offer a great variety of oil paint brands to choose from, some as low as $6.

Artist Oil Colors

Economical and Student Oil Colors

Oil Painting Sets

Essentials Deluxe Box Painting Chest Royal & Langnickel Essentials Deluxe Box Painting Chest
$94.99
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Bob Ross Master Paint Set Bob Ross Master Paint Set
$85.99
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Introductory Set Gamblin Artists' Colors Introductory Set
$87.00
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Water Soluble Oil Colors

Oil Sticks and Bars

Alkyds

Oil Painting Mediums

Oil Painting Solvents

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