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Tag Archives: Gamblin
Our Antique Burro Chair, Monterey Style
I started out to do a little post on painting one of our chairs. Then I realized I was posting about a chair I had also painted — so figured I should post about both restoration, painting the chair and … Continue reading
Posted in color, creativity, furniture, memory, oil paint, painting, pen & ink, process, watercolor Tagged A-Frame chairs, Alpha Journal, antiqued, antiques, art journal, Gamblin, leather, Mason Monterey, oil paint, restoration, Stillman & Birn, upholstery 1 Comment
U is for Ultramarine: A-to-Z Challenge
Ultramarine blue is one of those amazing electric colors that you want to fall into. I first fell in love with the crayola color, then Golden Acrylic’s Ultramarine Blue Deep Hue. It was my go-to blue! Ultramarine blue was originally … Continue reading
Posted in acrylic, color, oil paint, watercolor Tagged Daniel Smith watercolors, Gamblin, Golden Acrylic Paints, lapis, Primatek, ultramarine blue 4 Comments
E is for Environmentally Friendly: A-to-Z Challenge
I’m talking toxicity versus environmentally friendly and how to read labels. Above are three labels: Golden’s “AP Nontoxic”, Gamblin’s information label stated clearly, and an older tube of Cotman Cadmiun Red that shows a Health Label requiring no labeling (again, … Continue reading
C is for Color: A to Z Challenge
Omigoddess I love color. I became a painter for many reasons but chief among them is the use of all that delicious glistening wet color. My current favorites, and I do have favorites in pure colors, are ALL the quinacridones, … Continue reading
Posted in art, color, painting Tagged color, Daniel Smith watercolors, Gamblin 7 Comments
PROCESS: From Acrylic to Oil Paints
I paint with oils in our business but in my own artwork have used acrylics or gouache. Painting in our business is very different; I am working precisely toward an image that is not mine, shown right, in a restorative or reproduction … Continue reading
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