"Color is relative.
• I first decide if I want a high, medium or low key painting.
• I think of where my painting is going to be placed and what colors will be near the finished painting.
• I always like to incorporate a bit of the…"
"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…"
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