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Saturday, March 3, 2018

AFTERNOON

"AFTERNOON"

I decided to try my hand at some palette knife work, or as some would refer to it--painting knife work.  This is an oil painting on a 16" x 20" RayMar Canvas Panel.

10 comments:

  1. Hi, I saw your post in wetcanvas forum. Would like to know your paint medium recipe. Thanks Lisa

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  2. This is my recipe:

    2 portions Linseed Oil
    2 portions Walnut Oil
    1 portion Canada Baslam
    2 portions Oil of Spike Lavender

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  3. Beautiful painting

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  4. Hi Bill. Lovely work. You've master the layering method. I'm sure you know that there are painting knives and palette knives. Not an arbitrary distinction.
    from Wikipedia:
    palette knife resembling a putty knife with a rounded tip, suited for mixing paints on the palette;
    painting knife with a pointed tip, lowered or "cranked" like a trowel, suited to painting on canvas.

    But we can make marks however we like!
    All the best, Sean.


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  5. Hello, I saw your comment on Wet Canvas about diluting Gamvar Varnish with Gamsol to create a retouch varnish. You said 1 to 3 parts. So which is 1 part and which is 3 parts? Thanks much.

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    1. I would have thought I'd have suggested 1 to 1, but if I did suggest 1 to 3, that would be 1 part GamVar Varnish to 3 parts Gamsol.

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