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After many, many, many painting failures (and the angst that goes with them😩) I’ve come up with a list of what I currently see as things to avoid–I think of them as prime suspects in my oft-repeated whodunnit entitled “who killed my painting?”. Here they are: Cotton canvas: Has no character or texture so…
I like to research materials periodically so thought I’d publish my findings in regard to these paints, of which I have a few. Those that I have, I’m very happy with. I also have paints of many other brands, including Old Holland, Michael Harding, Williamsburg and Rembrandt. I was concerned however after reading in my…
https://www.fastcodesign.com/3039090/how-a-forgetful-mind-can-be-a-more-creative-mind image from website noted above
Some very compelling pints made in this blog: http://blog.oilpaintersofamerica.com/2012/08/paint-from-life-or-photos/
http://www.artiscreation.com/red.html#PR264 image above from the extremely useful Dick Blick website to which this pigment database links.
Many thanks to Golden for this article showing the results of tests of various “sizes” (ways of sealing canvas) including RSG. Image from same source. http://www.justpaint.org/preparing-a-canvas-for-oil-painting/