This is the beginning program of a series Jerry Yarnell has prepared for water miscible oils by painting on a 12 x 16 canvas board. In this collection Jerry offers all the tips/tricks and special knowledge for all of his students that enjoy oil painting. In each episode Jerry elaborates how to use water miscible oils, the difference between traditional oils and water miscible oils. He answers the controversial questions of painting and mixing with such a delightful medium. In this episode Jerry concentrates on the proper painting of the background.