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  • Critiquing Paintings. Please read

    Artists gain a lot of benefit from both critiquing the work of others and having their work critiqued.
    If you would like your painting critiqued please include:
    size, medium, support, and any additional information you think would assist forum members in critiquing your work for example - just beginning and would like some comments about how the values in the painting have been executed or; my intent was to create a feeling of calm.

    Whether you are new here or an old hand your input into the work of others is of value.
     Respectful and honest critiques can be of great benefit and help us all improve our work.

    If you wish to share your work without critique's then let members know that this is a share only post and your approach will be respected. All posts are welcomed!! It's great to see new artists post their first DMP. Seeing them grow and the work improving. It is equally wonderful to see work that our seasoned forum members create. 

    Happy Painting!!


  • Re: Stretchers

    I need to pay more attention. 
    @Keith , the notion the professionals do not stretch their own canvas is absurd
    as an uneducated novice I can easily see the benefit of stretching your own.
    for me it's less expensive when you buy by the roll. Secondly I can use Cluessens oil primed canvas for the same price of the inexpensive pre stretched stuff

  • Re: Critiquing Paintings. Please read

    Let's face it. You will never know for sure who you are dealing with. You can be anybody or anything  you want. Even an expert!! We should take everything with a grain of salt. 
    We can only speculate. I think we should just move on. 
    I'm ever more grateful for all the Genuine folks of DMP!
  • Re: Geneva pallets - first clean up results

    I'm jealous!:-) nice looking pallets you got there
  • Re: Geneva Black not black enough?

    I run into this regularly, I just paint it in with the black I have made. 60/40 blue brown. Always looks fine in the end