Oil paints are used for painting pictures. Oil painting is considered to be the most popular painting technique. Smooth texture and slow drying give you the freedom and many possibilities for using paints on various surfaces. The main components of artist oil paints are high quality pigments - linseed oil and beeswax. The pigments used have a high coloring power and high resistance to light. Drying time of oil colors ranges from 2 to 30 days depending on the color.