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    CuriousUmbrella: Self Portraits

    I have a problem "cheating" by using gesso with my watercolors; it makes them easier to work with. This was an attempt to paint without gesso for once.

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    It isn't cheating to use gesso. Whatever works for you is right.

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    I know. I guess it was just a test, sorta.

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    Well, I'd love to see more of these. I didn't even know you could paint such good portraits with watercolors. Btw, what is this gesso you're talking about?

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    Gesso is the white stuff that you use to prime a canvas with. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gesso.

    And thank you!

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    Kudos to you for even having the guts to use watercolor...I'm rather terrified of them! Looks great so far, now just do more!

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