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What is your favourite painting material and why?


Different media give different artistic freedom and expression- oil, water, pastel, acrylic, gouache - what do you prefer and why?

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    Mohan Kumar (Docmo) 4 years ago

    Wow - must be an amazing feeling as a project comes together.


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My Favorite Painting Material

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    Mohan Kumar (Docmo) 4 years ago

    Dear Amy, it takes great skill and visual memory to translate an image into oils. I do love the textures and the richness of oil but lack the discipline to attempt it! You've inspired me to try.

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Ishwaryaa Dhandapani (ishwaryaa22) says

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    MickS 4 years ago

    Don't make excuses for pastels, you are being creative, don't worry about what other people consider them to be, just enjoy them, and what you produce.


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Barbara Bethard (RNMSN) says

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    MickS 4 years ago

    Burning marks into wood so they form pleasing shapes and patterns is creative, you are an artist, don't knock yourself.

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    Mohan Kumar (Docmo) 4 years ago

    I know the feeling. I am a dabbler and impatient so I don't use oils much - I love pastels, ink, watercolour as they are quick. I also recently loved the digital painting using IPad apps!

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Roberta McIlroy (landscapeartist) says

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