Lustrous and versatile, oil paint has appealed to artists since the middle ages. Painters from Van Eyck to Hockney have been drawn to its rich sheen and vibrant colour. The paint is made using finely ground pigment particles suspended in drying oils.
Traditional Oil Paint
Rich, lustrous colour that can be squeezed directly from the tube or mixed with mediums to alter consistency and sheen.
Water-mixable Oil Paint
The qualities of traditional oil colour without the need to use solvents. Consistency can be altered with water or water-mixable mediums.
JACKSON'S OIL RANGES
By working directly with the world’s best manufacturers, we’ve developed an extensive range of high-quality, ‘True Value’ art materials.
Oil Bars & Sticks
Traditional oil paint compressed into a stick and encased in wax. Oil sticks allow you to draw onto canvas with bold oil colours.
Mediums & Solvents
Alter the drying time, sheen, texture, or transparency of your paint with a medium, without undermining its structure.
Find the best surface for your technique. Whatever qualities you require, our comprehensive range will help you decide on the right surface for your practice.
Oil paint usually works well with stiff hog hair, but the thinner the paint the softer the brush, and the greater the need for good liquid holding capacity.
A choice of prepared grounds, including gessoes and primers, that can be applied to surfaces including wood, paper, and canvas.
This section contains a variety of tools designed to apply paint to substrates in interesting ways, from palette knives to silicone wedges.
Art sets are a great way to try a new medium or brand, or to expand your collection. Sets can cover all the bases and make excellent gifts too.