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Nature's Edge

ambtulsacd 01 Mar 2023

It may be hard to tell but I think I learned somethings on this one. Will apply it to the next one and hope it shows. I look forward to coming back to this one and comparing progress.



It looks like you're getting quite a bit of mud mixing, and from the looks of it, I think the culprit is too much liquid white. For this technique to work, you need just a thin film of oil covering the canvas and no more.

Personally I spend a good 5 or so minutes coating my canvas because I use such a small amount of liquid white that I really have to scrub it into the weave of the canvas. But you can also put on a bit more than you need to save time coating the canvas, then take a clean, dry 2" brush and brush back and forth over the canvas to pick up the excess liquid white.

thank you Nick. Will certainly try your advice out and see where it leads.

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