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Easy Oil Paintings new happenings and tips
August 11, 2015

Table of Contents

* What helps a painting sell?

* Why paint a series of paintings?

* Color Studies, are they necessary?

* New Paintings Email Signup

* My New FaceBook page!

* Wanting to paint Photorealism?

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!

What helps a painting sell?

Drama! Yep, and I've proved it to myself a number of times. Adding a story, or drama to a painting will capture the viewers heart. I talk about it in more detail in this article about the Salmon Azalea.

Salmon Azalea orange flower

And there's another example found here when I'm talking about "How to paint flowers" page. Check out the gerber daisy painting I use in the discussion.

Check out the painting closely, then click on over to the final picture and the item that made it sail off the gallery wall!

You wont find the drama in the photo below, but it will stand out on the link page. It can be found under the Gerber Daisy "more info" page within the Sold Archives.

spring daisy gallery page

Why paint a series?

Painting a series of works around the same subject matter isn't as boring as it may seem. Click to learn why here.

Color Studies

Color studies have been a part of painting for a long time. Why bother? Well, check out the lesson I had to learn before doing them.

Click Here to see the Red Red tulips.

New Paintings Email Signup

I have a new website dedicated to just my new paintings! I also have a blog about those paintings, and the story behind their creation. Please join me in signing up for this email/newletter that will keep you posted of my latest works!

Click here to jump over and sign up!

My New FaceBook page! Pinterest?, Facebook? Twitter? and all that jazz!

I've created a new Facebook Page! Would you come and see it? It's all about my new paintings and my travels in creating them. I hope you will join me! Just "like" the page to have my new works added to your Facebook timeline or news-feed.

Delmus Phelps Fine Art facebook page

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!

Wanting to paint Photorealism?

I can't tell you how many times folks send me emails concerning how this instruction has helped them paint better. Just checking out the section for "Your Paintings" that are filled with first timers really can show the power of the technique. Not many other art instruction sites do this. If you've been sitting on the fence, start painting better now! Click the image below.

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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