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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 02:15 PM

Trying a bigger size in paper (18 x 24) to see if I like working larger.

The buckling was worse, pulp paper dries fast even when small, and my synthetic brushes didn't help. But I think I might not mind the size once I get used to it.



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Reply Trying a bigger size in paper (18 x 24) to see if I like working larger. (Original post)
GreenPartyVoter Jul 31 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Jul 31 #1
lunatica Jul 31 #2
LiberalLoner Jul 31 #3

Response to GreenPartyVoter (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 02:45 PM

1. Are you stretching your paper first?

That should prevent it from buckling.

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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 02:47 PM

2. Size is extremely important!

Iím so glad to see you trying it. When Iím drawing I like a smaller canvas although the life drawings I did are pretty big. But when Iím painting I prefer using large canvases that are 2ft by 3ft minimum. And thereís a world of difference in comparing my drawings to my paintings. I hope you like it! Once you figure out how to lay the paint down youíll do great. Maybe try a larger brush for the broad areas like the water and the sky. One that hold more liquid.

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Response to GreenPartyVoter (Original post)

Fri Jul 31, 2020, 05:35 PM

3. Very nice!

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