William F. Martin
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  • Glendale, AZ
  • United States

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Hello, All...

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I began oil painting when I was about 49 or 50 years old.  I am now 80, and I've enjoyed being a painter ever since that first day when I began.  I have a BS degree in industrial education, and I…READ MORE

Help.....Can't figure out how to actually "post" a comment.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pat Feb 11. 1 Reply

I can figure out how to upload a photo of my paintings, but cannot for the life of me figure out how to actually "post" a comment.    There seems to be no "execute" button.READ MORE

 

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Mary Rogers left a comment for William F. Martin
"Hi William, Thank you. I'm happy to accept your friend request. I took a look at your gallery and your work is exceptional. "
Apr 5
William F. Martin commented on Eric Lin's photo
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Wet street, Taipei

"This is a truly excellent painting!"
Apr 1
William F. Martin commented on David Briggs's photo
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Omagh station 1950's

"Wow, this is a truly excellent painting!"
Mar 26
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Realism

Do you produce art in a realistic style? Then this is the group for you! Share your art, techniques, and meet other like-minded artists right here.See More
Mar 26
William F. Martin added a discussion to the group Whimsical, Fantasy, Surreal Art
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Two Surreal Paintings of Mine

Primarily, I am a painter of realistic subjects.  However, once in awhile, just for the fun of it, I step outside my box, and create something from my imagination.  These two paintings are oils that I painted with such a goal in mind."Biff"...16" x 20" oil on RayMar Linen Panel…See More
Mar 8
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Whimsical, Fantasy, Surreal Art

This group is where you can share and discuss anything related to whimsical art, fantasy art and surreal art. Basically, any art that is born from your imagination, that isn't a direct representation of reality, but rather a fun twist on the world around or within you!See More
Mar 8
William F. Martin replied to Dallas Nyberg's discussion An update of my painting of a Chimpanzee
"You do incredible work, I must say!    You may have mentioned before, but is it oil, or acrylic?"
Mar 4
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Mary Rogers left a comment for William F. Martin
"Hi William, I enjoy seeing your beautiful artwork in such a wonderful realistic style. Very impressive work. I hope we can be friends on here. Thanks for sharing!   Mary"
Mar 4
William F. Martin posted a discussion

Hello, All...

I began oil painting when I was about 49 or 50 years old.  I am now 80, and I've enjoyed being a painter ever since that first day when I began.  I have a BS degree in industrial education, and I taught HS graphic arts, and Jr High science for one year, after which time I went into the lithographic trade, in which I'd already had some experience.  I was a color separator for over 40 years in the trade.  Because of my BS degree, I taught evening classes in vocational school, part-time, and in my…See More
Mar 4
William F. Martin replied to Glen Billett's discussion The lowdown on mediums
"Yeah, I'm one of those who mix several ingredients together to form the wonderful medium that I use for both layering, and glazing. 2 portions Linseed Oil 2 portions Walnut Oil 1 portion Canada Balsam 2 portions Oil of Spike Lavender I would be…"
Feb 28
William F. Martin replied to Glen Billett's discussion The lowdown on mediums
"Yeah, I'm one of those who mix several ingredients together to form the wonderful medium that I use for both layering, and glazing. 2 portions Linseed Oil 2 portions Walnut Oil 1 portion Canada Balsam 2 portions Oil of Spike Lavender I would be…"
Feb 28
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Chanticleer

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Chanticleer

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At 11:48am on April 5, 2018, Mary Rogers said…

Hi William, Thank you. I'm happy to accept your friend request. I took a look at your gallery and your work is exceptional. 

At 2:53pm on March 4, 2018, Mary Rogers said…

Hi William, I enjoy seeing your beautiful artwork in such a wonderful realistic style. Very impressive work. I hope we can be friends on here. Thanks for sharing!   Mary

At 5:13am on February 9, 2018, Pat said…

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