I stopped by the local Blick's for some supplies and picked up a tube of Winton Burnt Umber oil paint since I've never used oil paints before. Wow, what a pleasure to work with.
Because they are so slow in drying, you can continue to make adjustments for hours (literally). Too heavy? A bit of mineral spirits and you can brush it off. It lets you work over a wider area to ensure that you like the way it looks as a whole.
The pictures themselves only tell a very small part of the story - that I like the final results I can get.