start with special paper for charcoal soft and hard pencil, dry and oil pastels, marker pointer, pencils. Move to acrylic can be used with water. Water color and water color pencils. Oil paints and knife and finger techniques.
Vibrant Oil Finger Paintings by Iris Scott. I think these pieces all share a sunshiny surface that's cleverly created with color and texture. The frame gives direction and mystery and keeps the eye engaged in the sunshine surface of these paintings.