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Drying time for Oil Paints

Started by Charles Eisener in General Discussions. Last reply by Karen Ilari 18 hours ago. 1 Reply

I know that Karen's site is highly biased towards acrylics, but there are a number of members who use oils as well.  For either medium, I would highly suggest that you either subscribe to Golden Artist Colors newsletter or visit their site…Continue

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Madeline Island

Started by Charles Emery in Constructive Critiques Apr 17. 0 Replies


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Mark Twain

Started by Charles Eisener in General Discussions. Last reply by Karen Ilari Apr 14. 1 Reply

Came across a quote credited to Mark Twain some time back, and it makes me think every time I read it."You can't depend on your eyes When your imagination is out of focus."Perhaps it says something to you as well .    .     .       .  ?Feel free to…Continue

Rock Island

Started by Charles Emery in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Charles Emery Apr 14. 4 Replies


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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…


Life gets busy!

Posted by Wenda Spooner on September 18, 2017 at 5:56pm 2 Comments

I have been trying to stay caught up with you all. when the wood is in and the garden is done and preserved. various other "need to get done before snow flies" projects. I will be painting more, and paying more attention to all my friends here on…


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