I’m sharing how I got my Betta fish and met Simply Betta and showing you how I created this oil painting of him. I’ve got tips for blending and layering your oil paint, how using the grisaille method can make your paintings look better while making them easier to paint!

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Simply Betta (who helped me buy a betta fish and gave me tips on how to care for him) https://www.youtube.com/simplybetta

Dustin’s Fishtanks (where I got my first plants) https://www.youtube.com/dustinsfishtanks

Ben Betta Aquatics (where I got my fish) https://www.facebook.com/Benbettaaquatic/

Supplies used: (amazon affiliate links)

How to varnish an oil painting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AU6-9y_42rM

Beginners guide to Oil Painting & your first painting lesson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nq5sKQNqEvI&t=2s

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