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An Exploration In Using Stiffer Brushes With Acrylics

March 21, 2020

Painting

A few weeks ago I set out to explore the use of stiffer brushes in acrylic painting after reading this post on the Crimson Daggers art forum. I started by purchasing these bristle brushes from Cassart which I am very pleased with. I found that the stiffer bushes allowed me to work with thicker paint and use less layers of…

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An Exploration In Glazing With Acrylics

January 25, 2020

Painting

Here’s an experiment I did a while back trying to glaze using acrylics.  I was trying to follow Matt Philleo’s teachings although I didn’t use anywhere near as many layers as he does.  His approach involves doing a really tight line drawing and then glazing a load of translucent paint layers over the top until you end up with a…

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Merry Christmas 2019

December 18, 2019

Painting

Have a wonderful Christmas everyone and may 2020 be a year full of blessing and happiness for you and your loved ones.Here are some process shots of a Christmas painting I did for my church, I started it during Christmas 2018 but have only just finished it! [30″ x 24″ acrylics on canvas] Practice study: In progress 1: In progress…

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Tried out a glazing technique where I applied acrylic paint in many translucent layers.