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Stream in Glacier Park

Started by Charles Emery in Constructive Critiques Aug 10. 0 Replies

11 X 14 canvas board from my photoContinue

Alaskan Memories - Moose and Calf

Started by Michael Miller in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Michael Miller Jul 31. 2 Replies

5x7 acrylic on canvas board. Composite of a couple of photos taken from my recent trip to Alaska of a moose and her calf and block in stage. Looking for recommendations.…Continue

What colour is it, anyway?

Started by Charles Eisener in General Discussions Jul 24. 0 Replies

From the Golden newsletter just published.I have posted blogs in the past regarding the identification of the specific pigments in a given product and things to note when comparing different products.  Golden's newsletter notes a growing shift in…Continue

Tags: pigments, colours, Paint


Started by Charles Emery in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Karen Ilari Jul 13. 1 Reply

11 X 14 on canvas board plein airContinue

Tags: Beach, Florida, Hollywood

Blog Posts

Acrylic drying time

Posted by Charles Eisener on May 24, 2018 at 5:24pm 0 Comments

This has been mentioned in several earlier blogs, but the latest Golden newsletter has another article on the topic, so maybe it is time to share an "update".

Acrylic paint dries due to the loss of water, either by evaporation or by…


Hansa Yellows & Zinc White

Posted by Charles Eisener on February 23, 2018 at 6:04pm 2 Comments

Golden's latest newsletter is an eye-opener.  As a direct result of their own research, they are discontinuing the use of Zinc Oxide in their oil colours.  This is due to the extreme cracking and delamination noted in relatively fresh paint films…


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