Learn the basics of high school oil painting using a dry brush blending technique as well as links to some awesome tips. The marble is the only painted part of this tabloid size artwork on canvas paper. The playing card is an easy image transfer using a copier and matte medium. I have included a Class Set of photos of marbles copyright free, taken by the writer of this lesson, Angie Thompson as well as background card images!! Make sure your students have adequate air ventilation always when working in oil. High School Art Painting Lesson by Art is Messy.