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Oil Painting Demo - Videos

Olivia Beaumont

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Oil Painting Demo - Videos

Olivia Beaumont Oil painting glazing Demo 3 from Olivia Beaumont on Vimeo. Olivia Beaumont Oil Painting Glazing Demo 2 from Olivia Beaumont on Vimeo.


Painting Demo Videos

Olivia Beaumont

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Painting Demo Videos

Demonstration of oil glazing a dry Grisaille painting. "Under the Hazel Tree" copyright Olivia Beaumont 2017  Demonstration of detail work, oil paint on panel.    


Alice and Cheshire Cat

Olivia Beaumont

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Alice and Cheshire Cat

"I said 'pig'," replied Alice; "and I wish you wouldn't keep appearing and vanishing so suddenly: you make one quite giddy!" "All right," said the Cat; and this time it vanished quite slowly, beginning with the end of the tail, and ending with the grin, which remained some time after the rest of it had gone. -Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland


King Otto Bristleton III

Olivia Beaumont

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King Otto Bristleton III

A few posts ago I shared this drawing. If you want to review how to make the leap from imagination to an imaginative drawing, use the link. King of the Mustelidae - Process I have outlined this painting process in previous posts. I'm going to try to hit different details this time. Please feel free to ask questions in the comments section if I skip something you're curious about or would like to know a material name brand to try it for yourself. I transferred the drawing to a prepared wood panel. My favorite is Ampersand Gessoboard because it has...


DIY: Mahl Stick

Olivia Beaumont

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DIY: Mahl Stick

A mahl stick is an instrument used to prevent a painter from touching areas of wet paint with the hand or wrist. It provides a surface on which to rest and steady the painting hand. This artist is holding a mahl stick and resting his right hand on it (Vermeer)   This artist clearly has a mahl stick next to his brushes (Rembrandt). You can find the mahl stick in many artist's self-portraits if you just look for it! Today I would like to show you how to make one. There are different kinds of mahl sticks but this is...