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Website Updates oh my!
August 29, 2018
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* Website Update and a new look!
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!
Updates and a new look!If you've been to the site lately, you may have noticed a slightly different look. No, you don't need glasses. The site does have a slight different look.
Google has let me know that my site, with all it's pretty images, just takes folks to long to load up. So that is in the works as you read this article.
A second issue was the 3 column web site page just didn't show on mobile/tablet devices. So.... a big change in that regard. I've squished the site down to 2 columns on a desktop, and one for a mobile friendly experience.
This may take awhile. Shifting stuff around on a website that is going on over 10 years old is like trying to get gum unstuck under that elementary school desk seat. It's just plain hard.
So bear with me, and enjoy the faster loading pages (at least some of them right now, and more as time permits). My task is difficult in reducing images size without reducing the quality. It's a balancing act. But it is do- able!
Below are a few links to pages that have been completed. Let me know what you think!
The Flemish Method of painting!Still the best technique when starting out. It simplifies the process into understandable steps, and you get fantastic results right away. You can see some of these results from folks that have contributed to the site over the years.
A Real Art Lesson, Flemish Technique
New Paintings Email SignupBelow is a link to my Fine Art 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!
As always, I promise no spam, just beautiful paintings and why I painted them. (And sometimes the "how" I painted them)
I also have a free gift for you when you sign up with some of my art!
Below are some of the new paintings that are available.
Clicking the image will send you too it's sales page on my Fine Art website, delmusphelps.com
I do post a great deal of what I'm actually doing in the studio/gallery daily! So follow along with me to see new work as it happens.
Follow me on INSTAGRAM "@delmus_phelps_fine_art" to see some of those pictures as I work.Sorry for all the underscores. I'm a baby boomer, and once I set up the account, my kids reminded me of what a pain it is to add those underscores to find me. I then reminded them they hey, follow me, and you won't have to keep typing that mess in. I'll just appear in your feed.
They were impressed.
Who said you can't teach an ol dog new tricks?
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.
This really is a great resource, as I find new techniques and other interesting art, I will post them to the Facebook Page. And of course, more of my hillbilly humor is thrown in for free!
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!
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!
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!
If you missed the 1st issue of the ezine, you can get it here, Ezine Back Issues.
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