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19th February 2023 at 8:14 am in reply to: Art and meaning #27165
All those for whom art is not a profession have the same problem, and the solution us simple, you don’t need to specifically make time for it, you don’t even necessarily have to do it, I just imagine myself painting when I am too busy, because painting brings peace to my soul and imagining it at times is enough.
I like this stule of painting because of how honest it is, your strokes show your emotions and feelings.19th February 2023 at 8:00 am in reply to: why my paper creases after I painted on it? #27163
i usually iron it after the paint had dried completely
but be careful
19th February 2023 at 7:52 am in reply to: What’s the Value of these Brushes? #27161
- don’t use a very hot iron
- cover the painting with a cloth before ironing
- let it dry completely, wait 2-3 days
- store it properly otherwise the creases will reapperar
The value of the brushes also depend on what is the appraisal they have been given and by whom, how old they are, how rare and what is the type of hair used to make them and most importantly what value they hold in the eyes of the buyer. in my opinion the 4 treasures of the study are not something that can be limited by monetary value.19th February 2023 at 7:48 am in reply to: suitable paints for Xuan paper? Any other possibilities for art? #27159
You can use acrylics on Xuan paper too, I have done it myself; but i use a lot of water along with acrylics as applying them straight from the tube gives the paint a 3D look in comparison.
But natural pigments work best and watercolors too, due to the way Xuan paper is made
however, use a normal brush when you do so, don’t use any of the traditional brushes as acrylics are made from chemicals and would ruin the natural hair used in the brushes.