Which Brush Is Best for Oil Painters

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The hairs used for good quality oil painting brushes are stiffer and taper differently than the natural hairs used for watercolor. Where the sables, horse, squirrel, ox, or goat hairs in watercolor brushes tend to be longer in taper and more supple, hairs from hogs, boars, badger, weasel, and mongoose are better for the more…


All About Back-Painted Glass

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A Back-painted glass is glass that has been painted on the reverse side. You can paint different types of glasses including casted, laminated and tempered glass. How to paint You should start by mixing paint and catalyst. You should then clean the back of glass by running a paper towel soaked with alcohol over the…


The Art of Varnishing Your Paintings

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How you protect your paintings is just as important as how you prepare your painting surface, the quality of your paint, and what you mix with your paints while applying them. All of these tasks add up to not only how your final painting will look, but how it can be cleaned in the future—even…


Unusual Techniques to Try With Paint

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Paint is an inexpensive way to add color and personality to your walls. Some techniques can create a striking appearance or a visual illusion. Ragging When you want a finished effect that involves a variation of colors, ragging can be an effective technique to try. This process is also inexpensive; all you will need is…