"When painting my oils, I use an Alkyd Walnut Medium rather than linseed oil. I think linseed takes a very long time to dry. I live on the east coast and if you live with humidity, I needed something other than linseed. The alkyd will help your oils…"
"P.K. Worsley and N.Mc Dannel offered "great advice" for gaining experience in portraiture. I might add that I was taught it was better to practice on "unknowns vs. family and friends" in the beginning. Also, you can find fabulous…"
Have you wondered what paints, brushes, pencils, colored pencils, markers, papers and so forth to buy? Do you have favorite brands you like better than others? This group is for you. Here we will discuss the pros and cons of different art products so that we can help each other save time and money. So come join us and share your knowledge with the rest of us. To those of you that are beginners, this group will help get you off to the right start.See More
Welcome to the Art Colony,Joan! If you have any art-related questions, please feel free to post in the forums or groups, where your fellow artists will be happy to help you out. When you get the chance, it would be fun to see some of your art. Above all, enjoy the site! Su (Moderator)
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