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Progression Of My Painting ‘Courage Is A Shapeshifter’


Vanessa Lemen

Courage Is A Shapeshifter, oil on panel, 10x10" I recently finished this painting and after posting a couple WIP images of it, I'd gotten a few questions about it, so I thought I'd show a few progression images with some info describing the stages. ______________________________ Stage 1 – Abstract Mark-making The tools I used in this stage are: Bristle chip brush to lay paint down onto the surface Sable mop to soften large areas Silicon…

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How to Do Acetone Transfers


Dan dos Santos

September 21, 2018 - Traditional painters run into lots of issues that digital artists don't have to worry about. One of those issues is painting extremely fine lines, which can be difficult if those lines are finer than your smallest brush. Usually in a case like this, I would rely on a tight drawing to do the work, but even that can be hassle. Here's a great trick that can help you achieve machine-like precision the next time you run into this issue. The secret is an acetone transfer. A lot of artists don't know it, but all laser printer copies can be transferred to just about any surface with the simple use of acetone. A lot of crafty Moms know this trick, and use it to transfer photographs to unique surfaces like scrapbook paper or even wood. Recently,…

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