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  1. Oil Painting
    Hi! I am new to oil painting and wanted to know from an expert if my process is okay. 1. I first start with a base drawing using Gamsol and paint on a gessoed canvas. Very thin. 2. I then have a recipe of 3 parts Gamsol, 1 part Linseed oil, and 1 part Stand oil. I add about a teaspoon of...
  2. Oil Painting
    Hi, I've recently started using oil paints and wanted to get some fast drying medium. Bought the winsor and newton artisan fast drying medium and realised when I got home that it was for water mixable oil paints. This might be a dumb question but could i possible use it for my traditional oil...
  3. Oil Painting
    Hi, I have a question regarding using genuine 22k gold leaf on oil paints. I've never used gold leaf before so this will be my first time using it. I know that the oil has to be completely dry before you add the adhesive and then the gold leaf, but my questions is - can i apply adhesive and...
  4. Oil Painting
    Hey guys! So I've been trying to set a new goal for myself by painting under 5 minutes. This is one fragment of all. I need more suggestions on how you can improve your skills by painting quicker and how do I improve my techniques. :angel:
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