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Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Help with Acrylic Painting

Regular readers will know that I struggle with acrylics at times, although I have had better results lately.

I receive the newsletter from CreativeSpotlite.com and they have a new article by Lesly Finn. It is very informative and has some good tips and a demo about using acrylics. Lesly is the artist that started the ArtBlogs4U which is a great resource to find artists that blog on a regular basis. Maybe I will get to New Zealand someday to get to know Lesly in real life.

5 comments:

Bag Blog said...

The acrylic article was very interesting. I will pass it on to my students. Thanks.

Nancy Moskovitz said...

I really appreciate your sharing this article. I knew exactly who needed the info "now!"

Jo Castillo said...

bag blog, my pleasure. I don't know if you looked at Lesly's art. The demo is very "real" but her true love is abstract and some are so beautiful with a combo of real and abstract. I'm not usually into abstract but I enjoy hers.

nancy, some good stuff in the article. Lesly is a generous artist. :)

Susan Carlin said...

Thank you, Jo, for this link. My short foray into the world of acrylics was painful. I'll read this carefully and give it another go.

Jo Castillo said...

Susan, thanks back. I have been trying to learn acrylics so I can use them when we travel. So much less to carry and you can paint and it will dry for travel. I keep trying!

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I Grew up in a small town , Magdalena, New Mexico. I enjoy art and the pleasure other people get from my work. I always donate some of my sales and art to charities, especially for children. That started in Bolivia with Para los NiƱos. (Link on sidebar) "I cannot pretend to feel impartial about colors. I rejoice with the brilliant ones and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns." -- Winston Churchill