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Wet room mural: What varnish should I use to protect the mural?

by Alan Irvine

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Have I got the perspective right?

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Making an oil painting of my youngest daughter; a covid nurse.

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Making a Drawing of Fountains Abbey in ink and Pitt Charcoal

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Gouache - First Impressions.

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Using Stock photos

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Wanted - Little Brass Box travel palette

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Michael Harding plastic screw caps

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Be Friends with Failure

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Trying to find a painting.

by Alan Green

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by Sylvia Evans

Have just seen all the comments from you lovely people, thank you.  Life is strange and I do feel lost.  Keeping busy…

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As I have been on this site for over 2 months now, I thought I should introduce myself. Really though, I just want to…

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Yes, I like the paper too. It works for me because it is quite forgiving and the paint doesn’t sink in too quickly.

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Thanks Alan and Linda.  It seems my perspective needs a bit of tweeking!   This was a particularly difficult drawing as…

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The big tip for portraits of children is “less is more”.  Best to avoid teeth is you can. Children’s faces are rounder…

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Yes, I like the paper too. It works for me because it is quite forgiving and the paint doesn’t sink in too quickly.

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Thanks for you advice Robert, I had thought of doing the tree darker, but chickened out. You have given me some…

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Thanks for your words of encouragement Alan.  I’ll look at it again in a couple of days to “sign it off“.

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Good for you Denise, and nice to have a name to go with the words etc. Good luck with your painting.