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Is Digital drawing on a computer an acceptable way to learn?

Is digital drawing an acceptable way to learn?

Started by Linda

2 Jan 27, 2021
Reply by Richard Robinson

Oiling out. What to do when you're done.

It's now a couple of months since I've started oil painting. I've noticed a distinct difference in the reflective qualities of different ar…

Started by Michael Chomse

11 Aug 4, 2018
Reply by Barbara Freund

Mastering Color

Anything to do with the Mastering Color course goes here. Post your images up or ask questions - anything!

Started by Richard Robinson

173 May 3, 2018
Reply by Dipali Deshpande

Art exhibition of historical painting!

Hi, I'm an artist and planning for an exhibition in June. The area of my interest is historical painting. It would give us a great sense of…

Started by Robert Duvall

0 Mar 28, 2018

Traditional Oils -v- Water Soluble Oils

I have a query for Richard and anyone else who might like to comment. Richard, I notice that you recommend Archival Oils by Chroma but that…

Started by Colleen McCafferty

30 Mar 28, 2018
Reply by Nicole Barrière-Jahan

Oil painting on hardboard.

I'm just getting into oil painting although I have painted acrylics before (folk art style mainly), and the odd landscape or two. I have al…

Started by Kelvin Black

1 Jul 17, 2017
Reply by Stuart J. Gourlay

Mount canvas

What is the best method for mounting a canvas on a panel?  Has anyone ever tried an acid free spray adhesive?  I've used the recommended gl…

Started by Yvonne Chafin

0 May 24, 2017

Warm/Cool Colours

I understand notan and was wondering if there was any use to doing a warm/cool hue type sketch? As a rule, I guess that the darks would be…

Started by Doreen McRae

2 Apr 24, 2017
Reply by Doreen McRae

New video of mountains

This is the first time I have tried learning to paint without the artist in the room and I'm finding it difficult trying to keep up and mak…

Started by William P Hildebrand

1 Mar 4, 2017
Reply by gerald greenblatt

What is wrong with me?

about a year ago, I had a friend that was very critical of a painting I did.  I was not angry with the criticism but I was a bit hurt and a…

Started by Gill Smith

3 Mar 4, 2017
Reply by gerald greenblatt



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