Joan Simpson
  • Female
  • Wilmington, DE
  • United States

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Joan Simpson replied to Glen Billett's discussion The lowdown on mediums
"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…"
Dec 27, 2016
Joan Simpson replied to Dallas Nyberg's discussion An oops! moment on my lion painting
"Wonderful painting!"
May 23, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Dallas Nyberg's discussion An oops! moment on my lion painting
May 23, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Melissa Jander's photo
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson replied to Katherine May Yates's discussion My First Portrait Experiment. in the group Portraits
"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…"
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson joined Donna Duquette's group


A group for people who draw or paint portraits.  Ask questions and share your favorite tips and techniques.  See More
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Mike Fone's discussion La Priere after Bouguereau
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Mike Fone's discussion The Indian Man
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson replied to Wraymona Low's discussion Using a Mechanical Pencil while creating Realism Art in the group Realism
"You did a nice job. I agree with the comments regarding your water drops and would deepen the shading on the back leaf, as it goes behind the top leaf and tulip."
Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson joined Sue Pownall's group


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Apr 6, 2016
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Apr 6, 2016
Joan Simpson liked Georgette Livingston's photo
Jul 6, 2015
Joan Simpson liked Georgette Livingston's photo
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Joan Simpson liked Sue Pownall's group Realism
Apr 29, 2014
Joan Simpson liked Gail Dennis's group Art Supplies Reviewed
Apr 29, 2014
Joan Simpson joined Gail Dennis's group

Art Supplies Reviewed

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
Apr 29, 2014

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Thank you both! I'm looking forward to sharing and seeing everyone's work. Best, Joan

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At 10:36pm on July 29, 2012, Suzanne Vadnais Monson said…

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)

At 9:29pm on July 28, 2012, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Joan, 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!

If you have any questions or suggestions, please do feel free to contact any of the moderators.

Be sure to read through the Member Guidelines, which explains things like what type of art you can post and what you can't - for instance, nudes and photography are not permitted.

We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

Best Wishes, Thaneeya (Moderator)



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