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Happy Thanksgiving!

Started by Charles Eisener in General Discussions Nov 21. 0 Replies

Have a great time celebrating Thanksgiving, and wishing a safe trip to all that are traveling for whatever reason.CharlesContinue

Peaceful Sea

Started by Pam Savioli in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Wendy Robertson Nov 9. 2 Replies

Charles thought I should add some visuals so I did.  Just wondering your thoughts.  ThanksContinue

Peacefull Sea

Started by Pam Savioli in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Pam Savioli Oct 28. 2 Replies

I just used the photo as a reference for an idea not necessarily for color. The photo is the angle picture. Please offer me your suggestions.Continue


Started by Charles Emery in Constructive Critiques. Last reply by Charles Emery Sep 19. 2 Replies

I have used watercolor paper, canvas board, and canvas. Each has some advantages and disadvantages. I have just purchased a 4' X 8' piece of Masonite at Lowes for $7.80. They cut it for me into 10" X 16" pieces and finished the last step with 8" X…Continue

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1 Lotus blossom

Lotus blossom

Added by Wenda Spooner on August 3, 2017

2 Heron


Added by Micki Jerry on September 1, 2017

3 Symbol+of+Fertility


Added by Elizabeth Amanda Elgin on August 28, 2017

4 Colin and Lauren

Colin and Lauren

Added by Susan G. on August 31, 2017

5 SenateFountain2017


Added by Jay Ryan on September 8, 2017

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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