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post #1 of Old 03-19-2017, 10:23 AM Thread Starter
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I'm really new to painting and when I start a piece, I usually have an end game in mind. Yesterday I just started painting with different colors and ended up with the product below. I would really to add something to it, but fear I'm going to ruin the background. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of Old 03-20-2017, 05:50 AM
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looks really good. maybe do some test paintings on a scrap/ study paper first with the objct/ things you plan on adding.

other than that the only way i can think of is to use a fixative on background and then you can whipe wet acrylic directly off
if you water acrylics a bit first and work with many very thin layers to shape your objects.

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post #3 of Old 07-11-2017, 11:36 AM
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Hi it looks amazing,i will suggest if you like the way it look just to leave it like that,i would splash some white paint very kindly.tho but i always want to keep adding and adding stuff to my canvas until i get to the point i dont like it anymore.when u doing something and then u want to add something but u scared you going to mess it up becauae you also like the way it look, is a very though moment.so i teached that myself.good luck!!
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