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Student Oil Paint—painting on a budget, intro and advice

This is going to be the first in probably many “Budget-Minded and Student” tutorials. One thing I know is that when you’re starting out in art (or even if you’re not) you usually are short on funds. Or maybe you hate to spend a lot, regardless.

In any case, this post is for you.

There’s a lot to cover, so I may end up making several posts about this. Hopefully this post will prove to be a helpful start.

WHEN IS CHEAP IS TOO CHEAP? THE LOWDOWN ON “STUDENT” PAINT.

One mistake a lot of newbies and beginners make is to think that because they’re just learning, that they don’t “deserve” anything better yet. Why waste the money? They’re just beginners!read more

Limited Palette – Goth Boy (FINISHED)

Well, as finished as it’s gonna get! Refer to this page (the WIP post for this painting) for info on the color palette used. This was a very fun exercise and I’m fully planning on doing this again!

Goth Boy, oil 4×5″ canvas panel. Thanks to XXMAUROXX on DeviantArt for reference photo.

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