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Grey Winter

happylittletreeshhi 15 Oct 2020
Grey Winter

3x3”. I’m struggling with my brushes currently and am hoping to have enough spare funds soon to get myself a nice set of replacements; I use makeup brushes (TERRIBLE for oil paint) and old brushes I’ve collected through the years, most of which are styled for acrylic paint.

This particular painting utilized my 1/2” brush in lieu of a 2”, a 1/4” instead of 1”, #20 fan brush, and a weird sort of round brush I found in a box of art supplies from elementary school 🙃

Overall I like this, and like the monochrome’s because they take a lot less time!

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Comments

Voy Kay Conqueror of Challenges

Be - a - utiful!

One small tip I can give you. I discovered (through experience) that the 'VanGogh' brand has good brushes (sufficient for oil paintings) AND at a very affordable price (at least in Europe that is).

Sunnylady Community Darling

This is stunning little masterpiece. Great distance achieved in this small size canvas. Older brushes have some unique character. I have old fan brush that is not suitable any more for any tree at all and bristles are 20% shorter than in a new version but this little warrior does great clouds others cannot do.

I love this pearl grey and with pinkish undertone. I think this one is one of the best in your collection.

I used an old shaving cream brush last week for bushes.. worked pretty well :)

It's like this painting was designed to be a mini!

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