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  • Choosing brushes for painting miniatures

      Materials explore painting techniques brush watercolors The “hair length” of most brushes from the ferrule is too long to draw a miniature model, and most watercolor brushes have too much bearing capacity to cover up the field of view of the painting. The 7 series miniature br...
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  • How to develop your career in art

    Whether you are studying art or want more audiences to see your work, there are many steps you can take to help you develop your career. We ask professionals and graduates in the art world for their suggestions and experience in organizing and getting started. How to market yourself: Galleries, ...
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  • All you need to know about varnishing paintings

    Surface treatment acrylic varnish Adding the right varnish in the right way is a reliable investment to ensure that your finished oil or acrylic painting remains in top condition. Varnish can protect the painting from dirt and dust, and make the final appearance of the painting uniform, giving i...
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  • Choosing brushes for painting miniatures

      The “hair Length” of Most Brushes from the Ferrule is Too Long to Draw Miniatures, and Most Watercolor Brushes Have Too Much Bearing Capacity to Cover Up the Field of View of the Painting. the 7 Series Miniature Brushes Are Short and Thick Sable Hair That Allows the Tip of the...
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  • How to avoid cracking in Designers Gouache painting

    Designers Gouache’s Opaque and Matte Effects Are Due to the High Level of Pigments Used in Its Formulation. Therefore, the Ratio of Binder (gum Arabic) to Pigment is Lower Than That of Watercolors. When Using Gouache, Cracking Can Usually Be Attributed to One of the Following Two Condition...
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  • How to Choose Your Paint Brushes ?

    How to Choose Your Paint Brushes ?

    Walking into any artist’s store, the number of brushes on display at the beginning seems irresistible. Should you choose natural fiber or synthetic fiber? Which head type is most suitable? Is it best to go to the most expensive one? Don’t be afraid: by exploring these issues more, yo...
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  • Do you know anything about brush cleaning??

    There are a lot of problems with oil painting, one of the most common is probably how to clean the brush.   1. For pens that are often used:   For example, today’s painting is not finished, tomorrow will continue.   First, wipe the excess paint off the pen with a clean paper towel.   Then h...
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  • Do you understand all these knowledge of oil brushes?

    Brush property selection Pighair brushes are the best brush type for oil paints, matching the consistency of the paint itself to the rough texture of the canvas. Different shapes of the tip can draw different strokes. The flathead pen is the most common and can be applied quickly and accurately....
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  • HOW TO CLEAN ACRYLIC PAINT BRUSHES??

    Acrylic paint can be used thick like oils or it can be diluted with water for watercolour-like effects. For the former, use the following process. For diluted acrylics, see the method described for watercolour paintbrushes below. Cleaning undiluted acrylic paint from brushes is similar to ...
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  • HOW TO CLEAN WATERCOLOUR PAINT BRUSHES??

    Watercolour brushes are more delicate than brushes designed for acrylic and oils and should be treated accordingly. 01. Clean with water as you go As a lot of watercolour paint is used in highly diluted ‘washes’, it should take less work to remove the pigment from the bristles. Instead of ...
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  • Tips on Oil painting Techniques (三)

    21. Precautions for still life composition At the core of the composition, attention should be paid to the arrangement and composition of points, lines, surfaces, shapes, colors and spaces; The composition should have a center, set off, complex and simple, gathering and scattering, density, and p...
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  • Tips on Oil painting Techniques (二)

    11. Absorption test of oil canvas For eligible canvases, no color penetrates the back of the canvas; After brushing the color dry, should be uniform bright surface, should not appear matt or mottled phenomenon;   12. Oil painting with scraper A drawing knife squeezes paint onto the canvas to crea...
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