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How to use a comparator mirror

how to use a comparator mirror in oil painting

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Lightening at Sea

I started painting again 3 years ago after giving it up for 20 years. My paintings were very amateurish. I have since read many articles and tutorials

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What kind of pen for under drawing?

Hello again, another quick question-- What kind of pen should I use for the under drawing and what color ink? I've heard different opinions on this. Some

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How to transfer drawing to the canvas.

How to transfer drawing to the canvas using the grid method. A straight forward and accurate method in how to draw.

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Oil Painting Techniques, Drawing Tips, Lessons, that are Easy, Simple, FUN!

Learn these oil painting techniques, drawing lessons, free art lessons, and enjoy a lifetime of creative freedom!

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Art styles defined and explained. Abstract to realism, and pop art to folk art.

Art styles, from abstract to realism, learn about them and figure out which style of art you would like to create!

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A Yellow Rose Oil Painting Demonstration on DVD

A yellow rose oil painting demonstration showing this simple step by step approach to photo realism.

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A landscape oil painting demonstration, Mabry Mill.

Mabry Mill, a step by step instructions guide for this landscape oil painting demonstration.

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Real art lesson oil painting lessons

oil painting lesson for realism art

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Artist Career and Studio Practices and Ideas

Practices of the professional artist, artist career advice, what we do to survive!

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Creativity is one or your strongest assets.

Creativity is one or your strongest assets, no matter if you are an artist or not!

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Delmus Phelps Fine Art and Flower Art

Delmus Phelps Fine Art Online gallery of contemporary oil painting using classical methods by artist Delmus Phelps

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Landscape oil paintings for sale by Delmus Phelps

Landscape oil paintings for sale by Delmus Phelps

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How to make a canvas, your own custom canvas.

How to make a canvas using ordinary hand tools.

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The Color Layer in indirect and flemish oil painting techniques.

The color layer in flemish and other indirect oil painting methods.

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Canvas Preparation that gives you a smooth finish.

Canvas preparation for Oil Painting Classical Style

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Learn Painting with Gayle "Learn and Master Painting" DVD Course

Learn Painting with this most complete DVD course, from start to finish, a complete guide.

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Oil painting techniques for beginners, a frequently asked question dialog.

Oil painting techniques for beginners, a variety of oil painting techniques questions with some valuable answers!

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First time Bob Ross painter

Can a painting be done over a period of time or is it best to finish at one sitting. Never worked with wet in wet.

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How to paint mountains landscapes using a great shortcut oil painting technique.

How to paint mountains landscapes using a great shortcut oil painting technique. Realistic landscape painting lessons.

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Flower Art, Still life and fine art shopping of Delmus Phelps.

Flower Art, and other items for sale here at easy oils.

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Art resources, Art links, best online art instruction.

Easy Oils art resources, from great art sites to the best online art instruction.

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A Real Art Lesson in how to oil paint.

A "Real Art Lesson" oil painting lessons, will show you step-by-step, the most effective oil painting method ever developed!

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Color Psychology, Color meaning, Color theory

Color Psychology, hidden subliminal color meaning, and other color theory discussions.

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A Color Wheel lesson with color schemes, combinations and Ittens idea.

Color wheel theory, color combinations and schemes art lesson

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How to mix colors, and not get mud!

Artists struggle in how to mix colors, this color mixing guide guaranteed to make your paintings pop! Paint color combinations in all mediums with no fear!

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New Artist, looking for feedback

Hello, I started oil painting in january of 2015. To this day i'm still painting, and love every minute of it. I have submitted 4 of my paintings for

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Growing Roses

Growing Roses, rose gardening, rose propagation for the artist.

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Oil Painting Tips, Oil Painting Demonstrations from my EASEL!

Oil Painting Tips, oil painting demos or demonstrations from my EASEL!

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complex drawing, learn to draw

complex drawing exercises and learning to draw tips

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Van Gogh Sunflowers demonstration

Van Gogh Sunflowers are demonstrated and discussed on the how to.

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Oil Painting Lessons, various methods explained

Oil Painting Lessons on the various methods used in oil painting are explained so that you can understand them.

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Learn these Landscape oil painting techniques, tips, and ideas.

Learn these Landscape oil painting techniques, tips and ideas, and break into this most popular of genres!

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Rose art, roses in fine art, how to paint roses, draw a rose, Rose History.

Rose Art, roses in fine art, how to paint roses, how to draw roses, how to grow roses and a little history of roses.

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Lesson on how to copy famous paintings

How to Copy Famous Paintings and Learn to oil paint from this time honored tradition of oil painting techniques.

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Oil painting basics, a great starting point in learning oil paints.

Thinking about trying oil paints? Start with these oil painting basics before you buy your first brush!

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The finishing layer in indirect, flemish painting methods.

This is your final finishing layer in our oil painting lessons using the flemish technique of oil painting.

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The dead layer, or gray-layer of the flemish oil painting technique.

The dead layer, or gray-layer of the flemish oil painting technique. Where your shadows and half shadows are fully developed.

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The umber under layer, or brown underpainting used in the flemish technique.

Umber under layer, or the brown under painting used in the Flemish oil painting technique.

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copying a photo to canvas

Hi, I'ld like to know what Computer program should I buy, that prints out my photo in different sizes (bigger and/or smaller) so that I can copy it on

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The ruling pen, how to use it to make fine straight lines in oil paintings.

How to use a ruling pen to make fine straight lines in oil paintings.

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A landscape oil painting demonstration, Mabry Mill.

A landscape oil painting demonstration guide, step by step eBook.

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delmus flower art prints

Old site redirected to my new site! Delmus flower art prints and so much more. Come see!

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A Yellow Rose Oil Painting Demonstration on DVD

How to paint a yellow rose demonstration 2 hours on DVD

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Red Rose Reflections

Hi Delmus. My painting is a watercolor. I once saw a photo of the same and knew that I had to give it a try. It's now hanging in our home.

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Lily's Girls

These sweet little girls were done in oils on 24x24 canvas. I am still a beginner at portraits and as you can see I made quite a few adjustments. The hands

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White daffodils oil painting. A dramatic display of this spring flower.

A bunch of white daffodils displayed across an entire large canvas, a spell binding piece for any decor.

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Still life with pink rose demonstration

Still life with pink rose and silver tea pot demonstration.

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Still life with silver teapot

Still life with silver teapot and pink rose, flemish method demonstration.

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