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  • Haiku Corner: time lapse of my painting technique

    I painted this from a photograph a friend posted online. I took a photo after each painting session, around 1-3 hours each.
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by dman508 on 28 Feb 2010
  • Re: Problems varnishing oil paintings

    It's a pleasure to share the information with you- I have learned so much through these forums, things that I really should have been taught in art school. Professors of fine arts- hear this and please teach your students all of the technical tips, tricks and techniques that you can think of!
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by SarahD57 on 28 Mar 2009
  • Re: Problems varnishing oil paintings

    Hi Kadon, There is a very important difference between retouching and finishing varnish: Retouching varnish is used on touch-dry, or recently-dry oil paintings that haven't dried completely through yet. You might need to varnish a painting before it has completely dried, say when you have an exhibition...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by SarahD57 on 28 Mar 2009
  • Re: Problems varnishing oil paintings

    I've had this problem with two different paintings, one was finished a year before varnishing (thick paint- needed long drying time) and the other was drying for about 6 months. The paint didn't lift, rather the varnish was 'rejected' on just a few areas, and that within an area of the...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by SarahD57 on 25 Jan 2009
  • Re: Problems varnishing oil paintings

    This is a really interesting response- can you list some of the reasons the top layer of my painting might not have enough bonding strength? What kind of resin do you mean for use in the medium (I assume that means either the linseed/poppy oil or a prepared medium). Also, what do you do with the onion...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by SarahD57 on 22 Jan 2009