By far, the best way to deal with a troll rant critique.
Turpentine also evaporates quickly but leaves behind a trace of rosin, which makes all the difference in the world by adding just enough adhesion to make it far less messy. I've tested them all and...
Pounce wheel. The method is pouncing, and the charcoal- or chalk-filled sack (sometimes a sock is used) is a pounce bag.
you're drawing is off. spend more time on your placement and proportions. all the painting advice in the world wont help you if you cant get accurate placements. measure. drop plumb lines. spend the...
Some other threads people might find useful...
Aaron Coberly shows what you can do with a limited palette
Seedling's Big Oil Painting thread
I can totally sympathize with your first post.
When I started oil painting, it was the first time I was really BAD at something I wanted to do.
I was always a decent drawer (or at least my...
Just keep painting, Pezzle. It'll get easier with time. If you're curious, you can take a peek at my sketchbook to see progress from godawful to halfway decent. 95% of the color portraits I've posted...
I have seen that alot of times, you have to learn to work for something than the other way around. I also loved oils but the medium was too slow for me, actually my impulses really ruin it for me.
When I first started oil painting, my teacher started us out using only Burnt Umber (Winton, the WN student grade) and doing a simple light/dark value separation on a gray toned canvas (using very...
First off that way too many colours!
Red, yellow, blue and white will do everything you need.
Even better than this try a restricted palette of:
Maybe you´re right, but I have a totally different felling when I´m painting. Even when the foundation is the same in both techniques?. When painting you are dealing (I think) with much more than...
There is no way to add opacity without changing some HVC parameter if you don't want to simply buy the color in question as an opaque pigment. If you don't mind changing the HVC numbers you can use...
1) Use better paint. High quality paint will generally have a higher pigment load than cheap stuff.
2) Learn about and pick different pigments. Some pigments are transparent or translucent by...
---lots of lovely characters you've done here.... Keep 'em coming........ GOOD LUCK mate.... :yayca:
this was fun
Guardian angel Nibru
Keeping your martini dry, olives fresh and papers clipped :)
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I got way too...
Sorry, can't draw.
My Insect Battle senses tingled when I saw this thread. I had to answer the call.
That Nibru, you never know what he'll do next! As you know, he is old, but he's still got some spunk in those...
Nibru circa 1956
My first post in the lounge.
This is why I like CA!