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Abbietaya

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Reply #225 on: July 24, 2017, 06:12:55 PM
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Abbietaya

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Reply #226 on: July 25, 2017, 01:34:31 AM
Hi,
I found an artist on another platform who has given me advice , she paints in oils exactly how i want to and she gave me a tip on non toxic mediums to use. Unfortunately, she has not renewed her membership to the platform and i was on as a guest so our conversation was brief but very informative.
Take care
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Annie.

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Reply #227 on: July 25, 2017, 04:51:59 AM
Nothing offensive in your post, and definitively no offence taking.  I just did not understand what you were saying by painting normally, and it made the conte t of your post incomprehensive to me.  Your explanation clarified this.

Maybe you should read some of the topic in the oil section.  Tonnes of information, including a post about non-turp solvants and good ones with that are odourless.  Alternative ways to wash oil brushes, etc.  And if oil is not for you, research acrylics or watercolor.  There are also many lessons on pastels, ink and wash, and drawing.  Truly something for everyone and for every taste.

Good luck!
Cheers, Annie
“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”    ― Plato


Abbietaya

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Reply #228 on: July 25, 2017, 06:09:58 AM
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stoney

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Reply #229 on: July 26, 2017, 09:04:08 AM
You don't have to use Mineral Spirits or Odorless Mineral Spirits (OMS) in your paint, or any medium at all.  I suggest having good air flow through the room if you use Mineral Spirits in any form.

I don't use any Medium in my paint unless there's a need to have my paint thinned to flow more at a specific point in a painting.  In that case, I'll either use a bit of Liquin or Walnut Oil.



 

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