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  • I want to achieve a certain look, but don't know how. Any help woulld be appreciated.

    I have been working, for some time now, with spray paint to create some pictures on canvas. Some look like sunsets, others look like nothing at all, or like a Rorschach test. I've been using Krylon metallic spray and Liquitex metallic sprays to give some of my paintings a metallic look, but it just...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by TheAceOfGames on 9 Jan 2015
  • Cleaning Brushes Better

    I'm a beginner and I need help getting my brushes cleaner. I decided to spend some money and buy fairly nice brushes at Blicks, but after one month of painting with them every day, they are almost worthless. Can someone give me advice on how to care for them better? Thank you! Mandy www.etsy.com...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by DesignedSigns on 19 May 2014
  • skull

    critique is welcome
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by grace61231 on 11 Jan 2014
  • Re: Newbie at canvas painting.

    Hi there! Good for you to start exploring painting--it's so much fun! I recommend to my beginning art students to go with a stretched canvas that is already gessoed. Keep it simple and don't worry about stretching and prepping your own canvas. That's valuable if you're working very large...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by AimeeCJArts on 3 Jan 2014
  • Re: Recommendations on Paint for a Beginner?

    Hi there! Good for you to start exploring painting--it's so much fun! I recommend to my beginning art students to go with Dick Blick Studio Acrylics. www.dickblick.com I personally like the quick drying acrylics that allow me to keep layering and working through a painting from start to finish in...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by AimeeCJArts on 3 Jan 2014
  • From watercolour to acrylic

    I am rekindling art in my life and am thinking of trying acrylic. I am challenging (stretching) myself since I agreed to work on a 30 X 40 canvas. HELP! I have no idea what subject since i am in a block and any tips on acrylic medium. Would sincerely appreciate anything. All my previous work are in watercolour...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by Purdy326 on 2 Nov 2013
  • Re: Share Your Work

    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by laury1303 on 21 May 2013
  • Just Starting

    Having been unemployed for a year today. I have picked up a brush and started playing at painting. I have enjoyed reading some posts and getting to know the site. I'm including one of my pieces (Twilight - Acrylic and tissue over stretched canvas) and would appreciate your comments and critiques...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by WC Gordon on 18 Apr 2013
  • New to painting... this is 16x20 acrylic painting I just finished today.

    This is my second canvas painting ever and my 4th painting in all. This being the largest of all of them.... Please let me know what you think.... It is a Native American Warrior Spirit..... Now just to figure out how to get pics in here. Says when I go to options file too large basically... any suggestions...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by Dana1972 on 6 Sep 2012
  • Drawing, Painting... I am beginner

    Hello :) I am new here :) I am beginner. I don´t speak English but I learning... (sorry for mistakes) I would like to : - drawing with pencils and charcoals - painting with a crylics - drawing with pastels and colour pencils What will I buy pencils, rubbers, charcoals, paintbrushs, pastels colour...
    Posted to Beginners (Forum) by Simon236 on 15 Jun 2012