Saving oil paint is always on the oil artist mind. (my opinion)
Everyone has heard how well putting paint in the freezer works, and I did that successfully for years. Living in a motor home with a small freezer made that no longer work for me too well.
Next I heard about paint under water. Surprisingly it works, and I did not need to refrigerate. I have some small Carmex Lip Gloss (stuff) (the jar is 1.25" wide and 1" tall--small). I can scrape up my little dabs and wipe…Continue
Hey everyone, I am a bit confused, or uncertain about using painting mediums.
I noticed Richard using some walnut oil, so I got some to try. I have read so many different things about medium, but most people talk about how it makes the paint dry faster. I am interested in making the paint flow, or be thinner like Richard thins his darks. I guess my concern is using too much or not knowing when to use paint thinner instead of oil medium. I hear people say to paint thick on thin or fat…Continue
Thought I'd post what I'm working on..a painting based on a photo from Marily on Paint my Photo.
I'll put up the series of steps from drawing through where I am at present..color layer..working on enriching the colors ad details & debating re how detailed i should get with the dogs & riders..any thoughts/comments/critiques are most welcome!!
Added by Lori Ippolito on September 4, 2013 at 16:21 — No Comments
The color layer has taken ages to dry between layers..I began using liquin in the last few passes of color & it's been better..Not sure how detailed I want to go with the dogs & riders..this is the color layer's progress:…Continue