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Strawberry in cream

I belong to a group on Facebook call free reference photos for artist. This photo was taken by Angela Hill. It too a few hours to paint in oils. Quick, fun & easy. Advertisements

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PBJ oil painting,  water soluble oil versus richelson oils.

Left is water soluble oil painting using Lukas Berlin and Lukas Berlin & water soluble linseed oil.  Right is traditional oils using richelson oil paint lavender spike oil with walnut oil.  Traditional oil were much easier to work with.  Alla … Continue reading

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Another practice painting

I started my own beach painting but it was not working out.  I’m a fan of Tom Brownings art.  I picked this Santa painting to copy and I added my own deer.  He is not a reindeer, but it is … Continue reading

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Challenge!

I have to say this one is finished.  I’m determined to learn to paint people.  Practice, patients and determination. I will get better!

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Work in progress

I decided I would try to paint a human.  My granddaughter to be exact.  I have never had a lesson on portraits so I’m pulling out books and reading.  Hands are difficult is what the book says.  Yes the book … Continue reading

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Banana nut! 

Interpretative painting done for my sister as requested for her kitchen.  I like the way the banana turned out but I need to practice on walnuts.  

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Paint Basket lesson

Dale Rowney water soluble oils sponsored this free lesson with paint basket.  I used Lukas Berlin water soluble oils.  This was the wet on wet technique.  I had paint all over,  me, the computer, I made a big mess.  This … Continue reading

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I’m my worse critic

I’m a bit tired of cobalt blue & yellow ocher.  I think it is time to be bold and add some colors to my palette.  I’m going to try out a lesson first.  It is on paint basket and it … Continue reading

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Alligator in oils

I’m done with alligator paintings.  Time for a little people practice.  I have had the most difficult time with my photos.  What I mean is trying to paint from photos.  It’s time to pick up the old digital Kodak camera … Continue reading

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Oil painting lesson finished

I finally finished Robert Hagans lesson from his Facebook page.  This one was fast except when I got to the figures.  Very tedious.   It’s impressionistic painting lessons.  I’ve learned a lot watching his lessons.  One day I’ll be able … Continue reading

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