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Conflagration: Textured Acrylic Abstract

Started by David Good in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by John Redfern 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

Saw something similar to this and wanted to create my own version.Conflagration is a 24x30 inch textured acrylic abstract.…Continue

Animal Fur

Started by Dennis Cobb in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Dennis Cobb 3 hours ago. 12 Replies

I am attempting to paint a wolf. Any suggestions on how to make the fur look more realistic would be greatly appreciated. I have read that washes are a good way to develop layers for animals. i cant seem to get my brush strokes fine enough. I am…Continue

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Conservation Issues - ( part 2 of 2)

Posted by Charles Eisener on December 12, 2014 at 5:09pm 0 Comments

Acrylic paint films have properties completely unlike any other medium, and these properties have to be respected in order to produce a quality product. They also vary considerably between manufacturers; the actual polymers may not be "acrylics"…

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Conservation issues (1 of 2 parts)

Posted by Charles Eisener on December 12, 2014 at 3:06pm 0 Comments

As noted in some of my other comments, a number of my earlier acrylic works were basically destroyed by SID (Substrate Induced Discoloration). This results from the water in the applied paint dissolving acids or impurities in the painting support…

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