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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 …

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Artists And Crafters: You Must Read This!

When you need to relax, turn to crafts. However, it can be tough to focus on a particular activity. This article will guide you through the decision process.

Arts and crafts will make a mess; cover surfaces with paper to avoid damage. Once the project is complete, remove the newspaper.

There is no supply which can’t be used in crafts. Some good choices are paper goods that are often thrown away. Empty rolls of toilet paper or paper towel tubes are good. You can even use magazines and newspapers. Take your throwaways and come up with creative ways to incorporate …