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  • White on the palette

    A really good tip that I just recently read about.. Make two piles of your white. One for dipping into for mixing your warm colors. And one for dipping into for your cool colors.. I just used this method and it is amazing . And at the end of my painting session, I make two mud piles, one cool one and...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by eubie on 4 Aug 2011
  • Re: dappling needed

    Remember everything that you add on top of your painting as far as a glaze to coat a painting will make the value darker. That may not be what you want to do for the light. All light has yellow or red in it at varying degrees for the warmth of light. When you see dabs of light, like impressionist paintings...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by beckyjoyartist on 25 Jul 2011
  • Re: One hour oil paintings on paper

    Thanks for the replies. Today Im investigating the use of GAC 100 as the foundation for either museum board or 300 lb watercolor [paper. A fellwo artist will join me in using miracle muck and bonding the pieces to masonite. Our idea is to paint the edges and back in black leaving a 1 inch strip. then...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by gbradleync on 25 Jul 2011
  • My first triptych, how did I do? "Joy"

    The panel total size is 24" x 48" on cradled panels. using the flemish technique.
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by dmoosegang on 2 Jul 2011
  • Re: Green Tea Kettle

    I love this composition! the tulip leaves pointing to the tea kettle, the shadow play from the kettle on the square vase behind it. Did you use wire to hold the leaves in place? great work!
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by dmoosegang on 2 Jul 2011
  • Re: Have your work critiqued by members

    This is my first post. Your comments and critiques are welcome on this departure from my usual landscapes. And yes, my model really did have big eyes and large pointy ears. .
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by nancyellen2 on 31 Mar 2011
  • Tempera Underpainting

    with oil paints ,some colors are naturally transparent.(oxides,lakes,etc.) The 15th + 16th Century Masters knew that in order to give these colors their maximum luminosity, and take full advantage of a wide variety of tones and tints with each pure color, these could to be layered ,one upon the other...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by pelizzari on 16 Feb 2011
  • Renaissance Painting Techniques for Contemporary Artists

    The "ATELIER NEO MEDICI" believes that in order to create constant Art, i.e., Art which transcends the fashionable, it is necessary for the artist to have had a comprehensive background in traditional old master painting techniques. The quality of a painting can be assessed in terms of it's...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by pelizzari on 31 Jan 2011
  • Pontiac – American Indian- step by step demo

    Pontiac , 36 x 36, oil on linen Here is another of my paintings that has an American Indian logo in the background and a Plains Indian figure. I’ve added rust and wear to this red, white and blue background. The figure is in sepia tones. You can see my daily progress images of this and other paintings...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by K. Henderson on 16 Jan 2011
  • Pansies 6" x 8" oil on masonite

    Posted to Oil (Forum) by riana on 10 Jan 2011