Joan Simpson's Discussions (13)

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"I really like your changes in your second piece. It puts your subject in a more natu…"

Joan Simpson replied Dec 9, 2018 to I've Got the Background Blues

6 Dec 10, 2018
Reply by Ms. Karen Klinger

"When painting my oils, I use an Alkyd Walnut Medium rather than linseed oil. I think…"

Joan Simpson replied Dec 28, 2016 to The lowdown on mediums

8 Mar 23, 2018
Reply by Lydie Baillie

"Wonderful painting!"

Joan Simpson replied May 24, 2016 to An oops! moment on my lion painting

5 Mar 22, 2017
Reply by Brian G Strange

"I use the following mixes for my brass.  I mix my medium value first, as I consider…"

Joan Simpson replied Dec 10, 2014 to Patina

2 Dec 10, 2014
Reply by Joan Simpson

"You might also undercoat with a coat of "cool dark gray, say, a #2 or #3 value". Whe…"

Joan Simpson replied Sep 9, 2013 to Ultramarine Blue paint color

8 Sep 12, 2013
Reply by Selerstine Reed

"Education...can't get enough! Would love a new book to bury my nose in. I enjoy all…"

Joan Simpson replied Aug 20, 2013 to (Update September 1: Giveaway has ended) Enter for a Chance to Win a Free Book: Lee Hammond's Big Book of Acrylic Painting

133 Sep 2, 2013
Reply by Thaneeya McArdle

"Your space looks fabulous and I'm in awe of your amazing lighting! Here's hoping you…"

Joan Simpson replied Aug 7, 2013 to My Space, small but its enough!!

22 Oct 3, 2013
Reply by Diana Colt

"As part of my surface preparation, I always lightly sand my canvas between coats of…"

Joan Simpson replied Aug 7, 2013 to New Artist Problem

6 Aug 8, 2013
Reply by Maxine Dawn Lundbek

"Sometimes I use blue artist tape, but you must be very careful when pulling it off y…"

Joan Simpson replied Aug 7, 2013 to Sharp edges

9 Aug 10, 2013
Reply by Veena Gabriel

"You might try "Mona Lisa" instead of "Turpenoid", as it's odorless. Many of my paint…"

Joan Simpson replied May 12, 2013 to Heachaches from oil painting products?

10 Dec 27, 2014
Reply by Mj



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