How to create a digital oil painting using ArtRage

Painting digitally using a drawing tablet and drawing software ArtRage. Using on a graphics tablet or mobile device means that you are not tied to just the office or studio – you can paint anywhere. 

In this tutorial, we'll show you how to create a believable digital portrait using only the pixels on the screen (to help you get set up, see our ArtRage introduction). If you don't already have a suitable touchscreen device, check out our pick of the best graphics tablets.

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Phil is a fine and digital artist specialising in expressive portraiture. His MA in The History of Art has helped shape his artistic style. He's a proud father, an outdoors lover and a keen beard enthusiast!