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How to Paint a River Landscape – Video No.221

Today I have chosen a 15 minute speed painting video by Michael James Smith. He creates wonderfully detailed realistic paintings. Michael works in his studio with his father who is a well known painter himself. Watch how this landscape develops … Continue reading

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Top Tips – Paint Properties – Video No.220

Today Don Nederhand of Royal Talens tells us about the properties of artist´s paints. In this almost 15 minute video he explains the importance of the markings on the paint tubes. He demonstrates the difference between dyes and pigments, about … Continue reading

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Top Tips – Avoid over-diluting acrylics with water

This article is about a discussion I came across on POL where suggestions were made on how to avoid over-diluting acrylics. Painting Accident Artist Robert Jones had an interesting story to tell about a painting accident he had had. The … Continue reading

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