1. People have been painting for as long as 30,000 years!
Early Cave paintings were drawn with red or yellow ochre, hematite, manganese oxide, and charcoal may have been made by early Homo sapiens as long as 30,000 years ago. These would have been ground to make up a primitive paint substance. Other ingredients used were animal blood and fat.
6. Oil Paint Takes 2 Weeks To Dry!
Different colours and oil paint types vary between 12 hours drying time to 2 weeks. After 2 weeks you will be able to apply a varnish. But be warned, museum curators do not consider oil paintings to be throughly dry until several decades have passed!!
Now you are an expert on paint it’s time for you to come and help it work it’s magic on you canvas!
Come and join us for a glass of wine and unleash your creativity!