Thank you so much for my first painting lesson. I feel quite emotional, mostly because I regret that I didn’t do this decades ago! Well, there’s no time like the present…
Susan Calvin

Different Types of Whites in Oil Paints

Here's a good explanation of whites from Winsor & Newton. I especially like the sound of their Flake white (hue; which means it's a synthetic pigment, (rather than lead oxide which is poisonous!).