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Avoid Over-Blending

Pin714Share714 Shares (Get free painting tips and techniques sent straight to your inbox or on my social media.) What is Over Blending? Over blending is what occurs when you mix your paint too much on your canvas. When...

Impasto

Pin23Share23 Shares What is Impasto? Impasto means thick paint. From the Italian ‘impastare’ – to make paste. Using an impasto technique often leaves visible brush strokes in finished paintings. If your primary...

Using Brushwork To Create Atmospheric Perspective

Pin63Share2083 Shares Two types of brushwork in atmospheric perspective After a most spectacular display of spring wildflowers in California, I spent a week camped out in the country trying to capture some of the color...