In The New York Times there is a great article on the basics of painting written by Bob Tedeschi. Below is an excerpt from the article but click on the link to read the full article.

“WHEN I first painted houses during summer breaks from college, I was lucky no one was watching. My abstract period, as I like to remember it, was an oil-over-latex, enamel-on-glass, dripping binge of experimentalism that paved the way for latter-day masterpieces. But more immediately, my collegiate approach led to long workdays involving a ton of touch-up. And because extra work is no longer acceptable for this busy dad, my first step after recently deciding to paint a bathroom and hallway was to seek some expert counsel.”

Click here to read the full article: New York Times | Painting Basics