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María Camp posted a status
"I have done a little acrylic painting previously - in group settings -- usually a directed class."
Nov 4, 2015
María Camp posted a status
"Phthalo Blue (Green Shade) + Sap Green + Titanium White & Matte Gel = Lovely Teal. "Brush strokes" with sponge brush show nicely."
Nov 4, 2015
María Camp posted a status
"I am using Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylics. As of now, all mediums are also Liquitex. Professional grade products."
Nov 4, 2015
María Camp posted a status
"I finally started painting with acrylics tonight. I used an 8 x 8 wood canvas board. I had previously applied Gesso."
Nov 4, 2015
María Camp replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"Thanks! That looks like a good set of basic colors. I think I am going to go with that and just toss in a couple extra that I like the looks of. "
Oct 11, 2015
Judy Lynn replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"I don't know why I didn't think of this before: http://www.art-is-fun.com/acrylic-paint/?rq=Beginner%20colors%20"
Oct 10, 2015
María Camp replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"I'm not sure how to decide which variation of Phthalo Blue and which variation of Phthalo Green. There seem to be a few of each."
Oct 10, 2015
Judy Lynn replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"You will need blues. At least you'll be able to mix greens if you want ;)"
Oct 10, 2015
María Camp replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"I am looking at a web site called Jerry's Artarama. They offer a 25% off discount for registering with the site. So far, based on various people and other sources, I am considering: Cadmium orange hue, Mars black, Cadmium red medium hue, Burnt…"
Oct 10, 2015
María Camp replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"Thanks for posting the list. :-)"
Oct 10, 2015
María Camp replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"Thanks. :)"
Oct 10, 2015
María Camp replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"Thanks for the tip about mixing black. I am pretty new to all this. I did not know that. "
Oct 10, 2015
Judy Lynn replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"I'd go for a set of smaller tubes so you can use the colors first.  The Basics set I have is not going to waste!  I found my instructor's list of paint colors: ACRYLIC PAINT:                                    Optional Colors:         Titanium…"
Oct 9, 2015
Barbara McEwen replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"PS. I am a toxicologist and I am not concerned about the cadmium. I have a lot of hues but it is because I don't have the money for the real deal. Just don't eat the paints! ;)"
Oct 9, 2015
Barbara McEwen replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"There are Liquitex heavy body kits but they might not have the combination you are looking for. You may have to add to a kit anyway. A real art supply store may be a better choice if you can get to one. They often give deals for purchasing more.…"
Oct 9, 2015
María Camp replied to María Camp's discussion Should I buy a kit, all single colors, or a kit plus a few single colors? I want Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic. in the group Beginners
"It's difficult because the closest local store is Hobby Lobby and I have come to realize that all of the paint sets they have for sale are student quality acrylics. I really want to start with professional quality heavy body acrylics, so I am…"
Oct 9, 2015

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At 4:32pm on October 9, 2015, cheekyjane said…

Hi Maria, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

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