How to Create Looks and Effects with Oil Paint Textures

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How to Create Looks and Effects with Oil Paint Textures
Creating looks and effects with different oil paint textures can bring your artwork to new heights. Impasto, encaustic, and glazing techniques can turn your oil painting from flat to full of depth, intriguing, and luminous.

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How to Get Into Urban Art: Aerosol and Graffiti for Beginners

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How to Get Into Urban Art: Aerosol and Graffiti for Beginners

  Throughout history, art has taken on many different forms. Art appreciators still revere most of these styles to this day. All art reflects...

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Mix and Layer Quinacridone Colors for Amazing Effects

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Mix and Layer Quinacridone Colors for Amazing Effects
Mixing and layering paints to create new visual effects can be exciting enough with standard colors. When you bring in quinacridones, the possibilities are even more thrilling.

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What You Need to Know About Acrylic Gouache Before You Try It

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What You Need to Know About Acrylic Gouache Before You Try It

This guide will teach you everything you need to know about acrylic gouache so you can get started on your next masterpiece using this superb paint medium.

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How to Properly Clean Your Oil Brushes [Bristle, Sable, and Synthetic]

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How to Properly Clean Your Oil Brushes [Bristle, Sable, and Synthetic]
The cleanup process after oil painting is something that you have to do right away. And though it is definitely not the most pleasant aspect of painting, it’s essential to take the time to do it properly. 

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