I took a few classes this summer in watercolor painting and never realized how challenging it was. As a traditional painter in oils and then acrylics, I thought watercolor was not a true paint; I was so wrong!
I found out that you must plan your painting ahead of time and cannot cover up mistakes as you can with oil and acrylics.
Anyone have some and tips they can pass along?
by GoldenBird 7 years ago
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Do you condition fine art paint brushes?I paint with oils and acrylics (I keep separate brushes sets) and my oil paint brushes are getting stiff and the bristles are kind of separating.I read somewhere that you can apply hair conditioner to fine art brushes to keep them soft.Before I mess with it,...
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by FranYo 8 years ago
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