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  • What To Paint On Canvas – Simple Ideas for Beginners (Easy)

    What To Paint On Canvas – Simple Ideas for Beginners (Easy)

    Painting on canvas can be a great way for beginners to to express creativity, overcome artist’s block, deal with stress and create something unique. If you’re out of ideas on what to paint, here are some inspiring suggestions that could help get your creative juices flowing. Not only have I listed what to paint on […]

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  • Golden Fluid Acrylics Vs High Flow Acrylics (Quickly Answered)

    Golden Fluid Acrylics Vs High Flow Acrylics (Quickly Answered)

    What’s the difference between Golden Fluid Acrylics and High Flow Acrylics? In this post, we’ll quickly answer the question of golden fluid acrylics vs high flow acrylics and also explore the potential benefits of using each. So, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, read on to learn more about these popular acrylic paint […]

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  • A Little How To On Sharpening Oil Pastels – Quick Results

    A Little How To On Sharpening Oil Pastels – Quick Results

    Sharpening oil pastels is an important part of the art-making process if you like making fine lines with your oil pastels, so it’s essential that you know how to do it properly. Fortunately, sharpening oil pastels is a straightforward task and doesn’t require any special tools (like a Kemper clay shaper tool). Assuming you don’t […]

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  • A How To On Shipping & Selling Unstretched Canvas Paintings

    A How To On Shipping & Selling Unstretched Canvas Paintings

    When selling unstretched canvas paintings, it’s important to consider what your buyers expect. Unstretched canvases are typically sold without frames and rolled up for easy transport. Buyers should know that they will need to get the painting stretched and framed at their own expense before they can enjoy it in its full glory. That being […]

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  • Floating Medium Vs Pouring Medium – Answer Delivered A Little Differently

    Floating Medium Vs Pouring Medium – Answer Delivered A Little Differently

    When comparing floating medium vs pouring medium we need to be aware that while the terms are used interchangeably by some artists, floating medium and pouring medium are two different types of mediums used in art paints. While floating medium is typically used for traditional painting techniques such as brush stroking, pouring medium is often […]

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  • How To Keep Kneaded Eraser From Drying Out – Cheap Home Remedy

    How To Keep Kneaded Eraser From Drying Out – Cheap Home Remedy

    My kneaded eraser is one of the biggest workhorses in my art supplies. I can easily shape it to a fine point or use it over a larger space. It’s delicate enough to merely lighten or erase without damaging the paper’s surface. It leaves no residue behind but makes quick work of graphite dust and […]

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  • How To Clean India Ink From Brushes – Simply Do This

    How To Clean India Ink From Brushes – Simply Do This

    My first experience with india ink came about when I was a teenager trying to make my own tattoos with a couple of the neighborhood kids. Lucky for me we failed miserably and I got ink everywhere and learned pretty quickly how hard and easy it is to clean. Cleaning india ink from brushes is […]

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  • Do Oil Pastels Dry Out? How To Make Sure They Don’t

    Do Oil Pastels Dry Out? How To Make Sure They Don’t

    Using oil pastels in artwork offers a different range of colors, textures, and applications than using any type of paint. Made with the same oil as oil paints as a binding agent, I often wondered do oil pastels dry out? As I have stated in other posts, I have been using oil pastels for over […]

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  • How Long Do Oil Pastels Last? They Never Expire (Tested)

    How Long Do Oil Pastels Last? They Never Expire (Tested)

    Oil pastels are a remarkable artistic medium that are made with pigments, wax, and non-drying oil. The pigments and binders are formed into small sticks that are easy to handle for maximum efficacy when drawing. Using high quality substances gives them certain qualities that can increase their longevity greatly depending on the materials used to […]

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