Nick Weih (pronounced Why) started painting at the age of 50. He has been represented by fine art galleries on Long Island, New York and has shown his work at many outdoor art shows. He taught a basic oil painting class for 9 years. He remembers how tough it was getting started. Now he wants to help you get started in oil painting. This book was written for people who have never painted in oils and don't know where to start. If you have painted in oils the book may help you get back to basics. It is a no nonsense approach to oil painting. Watch for the next book entitled: "Oil Painting for beginners... the Next Step".