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Framing and Matting – See How to Give Extra Worth to Your Painting

It is said that painting is very important for an artist. It is not that you just put your painting on to canvas or the paper, but I would say presenting your masterpiece is also equally important. It gives extra worth to your painting and makes it look complete. You can complete them by framing or matting. Let us learn that how easy it is to give more worth to your painting.
If you have worked on watercolor painting, the very next step after you have signed and completed your painting is matting. Many a times we are not happy …

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How to Find the Proper Oil Painting Tutorials

If you are just starting out with oil painting you will quickly realize that it is not going to be as easy as it looks. However, you will also want to remember that you can find various oil painting tutorials in different locations. What you will want to do though is find the proper one that will help you out the most. Here are five tips to help you find the one that will provide you with the best one for your needs.
The first tip that you can use is to make sure that you are going to be …

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Painting – Thought, Feelings and Sentiments

The white drawing paper was lying on the table, and a little lad was standing and staring at it. It appeared that he was lost deep within his thoughts. However, he remained unnoticed by others barring his mother. She quietly approached him and gently patted on his back. She showered all her love and affection, and then asked him. What he was thinking about? He turned and looked at his mother. His twinkling eyes were showing sign of his earnest desire. He asked permission to paint on the paper. His mother nods in affirmative and smiled. Her profound and abundant …

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Alternative Views on Artists Brushes for Oil Painting

This article describes some unorthodox methods for using paint brushes when painting in oil. None of these are intended to replace traditional advice. It is more a list of additional things to consider when painting, and hopefully get results from. It may or may not be relevant to your method, but I hope for some it is interesting, and even useful to consider. This article is perhaps more relevant to artists working in a relatively uncontrolled and rough manner.
Cheap brushes are often dismissed for failing to retain their shape, and leaving loose bristles behind in the paint. I have …