With so many different brands of oil paint to choose from, there’s bound to be one that’s better than the rest. If you’re an oil painter and you have a specific, favorite brand of oil paint, please let us know below.
I’ll be leaving this poll running for a while, so if you’re interested in seeing how the standings change, make sure to drop back in after a few weeks.
What's your favorite brand of oil paint? Feel free to add it if yours isn't listed.
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