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14 04, 2018

Tips for painting landscapes

2018-04-27T14:30:02+00:00

Don't paint small landscapes. 90 x 120 is best. Square up the canvas, 4 across and 4 down. Then square up a piece of plastic or glass of the same relative dimensions but small of course so you can fix it to your easel. (the Old Masters made a small wood frame and stretched string across.) Look through the frame and draw what you see in the squared frame square by square onto the canvas in the same squares. The frame must be the same distance from your eye each time. Put a knot in a piece of string and put it in your mouth fastening the [...]

Tips for painting landscapes 2018-04-27T14:30:02+00:00