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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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Wild horses

This is my idea of learning to paint horses.  Started with water soluble Lukas Berlin.  I didn’t find these paints colors were intense enough,  they were great for blocking in.  Layered with Richelson oil paints and M Grahmn with a … 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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Daily walk in oils

I give up on watercolor for now.  I made the biggest mess of a painting. I just had to paint something after trying watercolor and failing terribly.  This is an alligator I painted today.  I used Lukas Berlin oils, Spike … Continue reading

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Free oil painting lessons with Robert Hagan

I’ve been a fan of Robert Hagan’s painting for a long time.  He has started sharing his techniques & giving live lessons on his Facebook page.  This painting was quickly done using his free PDF file called “Pelican Pete”.  http://signup.roberthagan.com 

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