There is a lot of information about oil-paints scattered about ConceptArt.org. I kept thinking that it would be cool to have it all in one place. . . so here it is! The big thread on oil-painting.
If you have information to add, add it! If you know of a link that should be on this list, let me know! If I have made a mistake, correct me!
ConceptArt.org threads about oil painting
Oils- Avoiding Gloss? Info about varnish.
When to varnish an oil painting?
Making my own masonite boards - tips? All about supports.
Paper vs. Canvas About different surfaces.
Painting Surface Working large and with mixed media.
ghetto easel Build your own easel.
Question about oil paint fumes. Info on fumes and safety.
Does it really matter which black I use? The black and white discussion has many shades of grey.
Oil Palette Colors: Which are "warm", which are "cool"?
oil question: warm white?
Acrylic painting questions Some info on how acrylics and oils compare.
Gouache Mostly about gouache, but with some talk of oils as a comparison.
new to watercolor, what should I look into? Just on watercolors, but useful when researching mediums.
[url=http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=64674] undrepaintings as explained by Ilaekae and JasonManley
Books on Oil Painting
Alla Prima; Everything I Know About Oil Painting by Richard Schmid. Every artist should read this book.
Web Resources and Inspiration
k4pka’s blog on learning to paint.
Nick Jainschigg 18 months of daily paintings can be educational!
Duane Keiser The original painting-a-day artist. Watch his videos!