7 posts tagged with oil and art.
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Best type of paint for aluminum foil

I'm working on a piece of art that requires me to use aluminum foil as the primary canvas. I've been using craft acrylic paint (the ones sold in plastic bottles at most craft stores), but I'm wondering if I should upgrade to more professional grade artist acrylic (or oil?) paint. I'm a bit clueless about paint types so any advice is welcome. [more inside]
posted by chara on Jul 5, 2015 - 6 answers

Tips on setting up an art studio

Need tips on setting up my art studio [more inside]
posted by pakora1 on Aug 6, 2012 - 9 answers

What is this painting I am thinking of

Help me find this painting I think I saw at the the Met. [more inside]
posted by murfed13 on Jul 2, 2012 - 4 answers

Studying Painting in Cairo.

I am not looking to earn a degree or anything, just looking for a time filler and to learn something new. In particular painting techniques for Oil and Acrylic on canvas. [more inside]
posted by convex on Oct 16, 2010 - 2 answers

Is it alright to put an oil painting in the trash..and does this idea have "good energy"?

I want to do something similar to this London artist's idea...but when I think about it I quickly get mired in the logistics. Can you help me decide if I could do something like this that would be environmentally correct plus not cost me money personally? "Art bin" [more inside]
posted by naplesyellow on Feb 5, 2010 - 4 answers

Ill-prepared, but taking up oil painting anyway

Artfilter: I've decided to take up oil/canvas painting. I have good artistic sensibilities, but no formal training and no supplies. What do I need to know/own? [more inside]
posted by charmston on Nov 16, 2008 - 18 answers

He makes it look so easy.

I could paint that. Couldn't I? [more inside]
posted by LoriFLA on Oct 17, 2007 - 40 answers

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