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Umber Underlayer

Imprimatura is now well dried.
The technique of making this layer differs significantly from the traditional concept of oil painting: although your medium is oil paint, use it as if you were using watercolor.
Remember the golden rule: you make the next layer not to correct mistakes in the previous layer, but you make the previous layer to facilitate work in the next layer.


So much for art. How about the artist?

I was born in Russia in 1957, and I've been trying both hands (I'm ambidextrous) at art ever since. I can remember my self from the age of two, and when I was three, I was the terror of my mother's make-up kit, as I loved to draw murals on the wallpaper with her lipstick. All through my childhood I continued drawing, (more...)

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