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Easy Oil Paintings new happenings and tips
April 10, 2015

Table of Contents

* Composition in Art

* Yellow Orchids demo

* Abstract demo

* Still life with Apples

* New Paintings sign up

* Pinterest?, Facebook? Twitter? *

Here's your latest edition of Easy Oils Blast! A blast of new information, paintings and demonstrations in oil painting.

So lets get started with some really great information!

Composition in Art

Composition can be as complicated as you want to make it, or as simple. Here's a method I've used for a long time, but am just now putting it to the website. It talks about Armatures and how they are used in building your painting.

This truly is a simpler method, and I discuss just what to do to get just perfect feeling within your painting.

This works for the landscape, the still life, and portraits. Click the link under the picture to get there.

Composition in Art, a much simpler method!

Yellow Orchids demo

Here's a great demonstration using yellow orchids and includes a little discussion on how to grow your own. I use a different way to tone the canvas in this one so don't miss it! This works well with medium to large canvas's.

Yellow Orchid Demonstration and how to grow them!

Abstract Demo

Bet you'd not think to see an abstract out of me! But I tried a few, and I'm pretty happy with the results. In this demonstration I show you how I created this lovely texture in the painting and used oils paints to complete the work.

Abstract painting demonstration with how to create texture.

Still life with Apples demo

This is a demonstration that gets into so much! I discuss several different mediums used, an acrylic under painting to speed up the process, and design consideration you can incorporate in your next still life painting.

Still life with apples demonstration page

MailChimp sign-up

Do you have an interest in my work. I'm presently building a list of customers and wondered if you might care to join us.

It is a simple email list in which I contact folks when a new painting is available. The service will be through "MailChimp" a premier service provider.

The link below will send you to my subscription signup form. This is a different from the e-zine in which you are presently reading. It is just for letting you know when a new painting is out.

I do hope you'll join me and continue seeing some of my paintings!

Mail Chimp sign up page for Delmus's new paintings.

Pinterest fan base is amazing!

Don't get left behind. This is one of the fastest growing social media sites out there, and it's perfect for artists like you and me! You will find throughout the site a new button. They will look similar to one of these below:

Follow Me on Pinterest

What are they all about? This is a social media site similar to facebook, or tweeter, but it's based on images only. This is an artist's dream! Soooo many pictures, but not enough time to see them all.

The buttons above send you to my page, but once your registered, you'll have your own page to set up and start collecting your favorite images!

If you really like a painting or image found on the site (Easy Oil Techniques), feel free to push that little button underneath the image!

It will post the image to the Pinterest site. You do need to go through a simple registration process, but you will not be disappointed. The pictures available are simple amazing and will truly get your creative juices flowing with ideas for your next painting project!

Facebook Like it please!

Don't forget the great addition to the site is the Facebook application!

If you're a Facebook Fan, then you'll appreciate this. You can "like" a page, and comment on it's contents so your Facebook friends can see what all the hub-bub is about, and where you spend your valuable hours learning on how to paint great things!

Spread the word! Click on the like buttons and give me your comments on the site! You don't even have to leave the site, it's all right there for your convenience.

And our readers love 'em!

Also, in the upper right hand corner of most pages, you can find my Facebook page, and follow along activities that I post in-between ezine issues.

I'm now on Twitter! I find that if you reply to me rather then direct message (DM), I'll be able to find you easier. I get so much spam these days, I rarely check my direct messages in twitter any longer.

You can follow me, and I'll follow you back, but do reply to me that you are following so's I can follow you back! just tweet an "@delmus" in your tweet box!

Follow me on Twitter

Well I hope the information was useful to you. Future ezines will be in a similar format, just different information.

Let me know what you think! Have I helped you in any way? Twitter me, or drop me an email. I would love to see some of your work!

Till next time!

This is Delmus Phelps wishing you a happy painting day!


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