Can any of the artists who have popped into this thread recommend a book or video using acrylics. Bob Ross used a wet on wet oil technique, but I am
a leftie and impatient, so oils are hard for me to use...
I just go to Wal Mart.
My first paint set in 20+ years was a cheap acrylic set in a wooden box but with it I created this:
And I still have most of the paints!
You do have to work a bit faster with acrylics for sure. Get a little spray bottle to keep the paints moist,or you can buy a pallet that keeps the
paints moist with a sponge in the bottom, but I just hope the paints don't dry before I finish something and sometimes it helps to go directly from
the tubes with the brushes unless you are using a fan brush or something bigger.
I found this youtube video for beginners with acrylics:
Hope that helps!
I just use pallet paper for a pallet. It just like a notebook only it is coated on the front side of each paper to keep the paints from leaking
through the pages.Almost like wax paper.
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Not only Boss Ross inspired...but just WOW....The coffee beans! This is the first I have heard of ASMR, but I experience it a lot and didn't even
My mom used to tap the top of my head with her finger nails and it gave me almost the same feeling as the noises. I never realized that it was
something like that!
Felt from the head and down both arms...checking that thread!
I loved bob Ross, he was such a gentle and genuine person. Hard to imagine him as a sniper.
Anyway, I couldn't find full episodes of the Joy of Painting on YouTube. After a little digging I found a site in China that hosts the program (it's
still English). Kinda slow during peak China time, but thought I'd share.
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