So the idea is not to use mineral spirits to clean brushes after oil painting. The question is how to use water to clean oil paint.
And I thought the makeup cleansing oil if right for the job. So I made some by myself. I mixed sunflower oil (bought in local grocery store) and Polysorbate 20 together.
The ratio is between 9(oil):1~8(oil):2.
So I tested it with some dirty brushes. I pour a small amount of cleansing oil into a small disposal plastic cup. Put all brushes in the cup and first let the oil dissolve paint. And then add a little water to fully emulsify it. You can't wash the brush directly using water but have to emulsify it first
I watched this video of Andrew Tischler on Youtube about studio palette. I think this was brilliant and I keep thinking how can I make a similar one. While I don't need that big since I have a really tight space. But I do like the glass surface and it can stand by itself.
So I was thinking and thinking and suddenly I think about photo frame. 1) It is glass surface 2) The glass has been framed so it is safely to handle 3) It stands by itself. All I need is a gray background. At first I though a gray sheet would be enough but the little distance between the sheet and glass makes shadow. So I follow Andrew's method, I spray the back of the glas
As my painting boards build up I need something to hold everything while save some space. But when I search online I was shocked that all decent painting/drying rack cost like $150+, some of them even up to $500. So I start to think about DIY project. I only had a rough idea when I purchased materials at Lowe's. I modify my rough plan along the process to make sure it would work. I don't need this to be fancy looking, I just need it to work as I expected and gives me some experience so that next time I know where to start.
All materials cost under $30, if you chose the most economy wood in the store it would cost even less. But I am picky ab
A new group has started its journey in DeviantArt ... The group is called Traditional-Masters and is a group for traditional artists who want to publicize their works and know the works of other traditional artists .. At the moment we are very few because it has just opened the group, but without a doubt we will grow and we will form a great community ... It would be an honor to have your presence in the group ... If you are interested, please sign up and you will be welcome...
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