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FREE ART LESSON HINTS AND TIPS: HOW TO PAINT HAIR #HOW TO #PAINT #REALISTIC #HAIR My blog posts are a great place to learn some of my invaluable #hints and #tips for #painting. Often the information I share will relate to any medium. If you would like to...

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Facebook Painting Challenge 6/7 #PAINTING CHALLENGE AND #FREE #PAINTINGLESSON 6th of 7 day Facebook painting challenge Hamilton #Watercolor by Susan Harrison-Tustain This is the sixth painting in my seven day challenge I have written another #freepainting...

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New oil on 24 Carat Gold and Palladium Painting

Oil on 24 carat gold and palladium leaf – poplar panel. Here are my final tweaks on this pre-study: – Golden eggs lay secure in the kingfisher nest – Russet, yellow, orange and green leaves are carried on an Autumnal breeze behind Alice – And finally I have softened...

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In this #art #lesson Stage Two –  have now extended my yellow underwash in the #background. It looks luscious doesn’t it! Some have said they like the #background just as it is – however – watch this space and you will see how these varying strengths of yellow will...

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Work in Progress

We all learn so much from watching Works in Progress come to life. Seeing the painting stages and watching as the painting evolves can be fascinating and full of great lessons. I thought I would post a series of stages for the painting I created as part of the...

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