An Introduction to Oil Painting (DK Art School) by Ray Campbell Smith

By Ray Campbell Smith

No matter if you may have taken paintings periods or by no means held a broom ahead of, An advent to grease portray will exhibit you every thing you want to learn about operating during this hard -- yet profitable -- medium. Easy-to-follow initiatives, proven as they have been created, educate the necessities whereas inspiring the scholar to take on more and more advanced innovations. every one quantity of The DK paintings tuition sequence makes a speciality of a particular artwork medium and topic, so that you can pick out accurately what you must research. whilst whole, the sequence will provide the widest number of particular topics -- from acrylic determine to grease portrait, and from pastel nonetheless lifestyles to watercolor panorama. construct your individual inner most artwork university at your residence library.

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Debossing the Surface Acrylic matte gel medium is applied to the surface of each Applying a Gold Patina Once the gel medium is fully cured, gold acrylic paint is used in a blotting fashion. 6 Adding Metal Accents The accent panels and the bottom panel are adhered to the central base using acrylic matte gel medium. Gold nails and upholstery tacks are coated on the base with the same medium and are inserted into the foam as embellishments. A dresser handle is also introduced into the mix, using the gel medium as an adhesive.

The subject is positioned so the subject and the background work in harmony. The line drawing is transferred to the working surface using a graphite transfer sheet and a ballpoint pen. Note: A graphite transfer sheet can be created by rubbing graphite onto layout paper, using mineral spirits on a cotton cloth to spread the medium. Download free wallpapers by Lisa L. indd 47 47 5/16/11 4:03:21 PM 6 Establishing the Values The main subject is established in powdered graphite, pencils and blending stumps.

It is immediately wiped away with paper towels in a surfaces are still wet, the metal substrate is applied on top of the circular motion so the ink remains in the crevices. dimensional base. A brayer is rolled over it with enough pressure to ensure good adhesion. To remove any excess gel medium that may seep out the sides, a damp cloth is employed. Wax paper and heavy books are placed on top to further assist in the adhesion process. The substrate is left to cure for approximately 72 hours. For large, heavy metal substrates, alternative gluing methods should be explored.

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