February 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Life Drawing

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Added by Richard Robinson on February 25, 2010 at 9:11 — 4 Comments

Plein air painting

Summer Fields - 7x9" Oil on Canvas Board

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Added by Richard Robinson on February 15, 2010 at 19:00 — No Comments

Ch 5 Zinc White

Hi Richard,

I am currently tackling chapters 5 and 6 and I have a technical question. Is the Zinc white that you mentioned for color mixing the same as Chroma's Tinting white? I do not see a Zinc white on any of the stockist's listings... but that doesn't mean it isn't right in front of me (ha!). Thanks for your help and the new chapters.
Have a great day!
Amy

Added by Amy Hinson on February 9, 2010 at 5:19 — 1 Comment

To Glaze or not To Glaze

For a while now I have been totally undecided as to what I prefer. I have been glazeing all over my dry Oil paintings with a very light liquin oil based medium. I find it intensifes the colours and evens out the overall look of the painting.

But!

1 does it protect the painting?

2 does it stop it looking so dimensional by the evening out look it gives to the overall look?

3 Not sure I like the gloss look it leaves.

Would be interested in what others think and… Continue

Added by diane boucher on February 5, 2010 at 9:22 — 1 Comment

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