To make Bob Ross' liquid white, use liquid white to blend oil-based paints on a canvas, similar to the wet-on-wet method used by popular painter Bob Ross. The mixture combines oil, paint thinner and white pigment.Continue Reading
Make your own liquid white by combining a bright, white paint with your favorite type of painting oil, and thin the mixture with turpentine. Store the substance in an air-tight container to prevent evaporation.
Lightly cover your canvas with your version of liquid white. Turpentine in the mixture makes liquid white dry faster. If you want the substance to remain wetter for longer periods, use less turpentine or none at all. See how your homemade mixture works as you paint. Alter your homemade recipe until you discover the right mix that fits your needs.
Try other substances if your ingredients do not work. Some oil painters mix the shade titanium white with linseed oil and Liquin. Other painters simply dilute white paint with linseed oil until they achieve the right texture. Liquid white lightens the colors you use, so consider using liquid clear to prevent color dilution.
Order the actual product from the Bob Ross website, as of October 2014. Liquid white thins out other paints, so you can paint over thicker paints already on the canvas.
Original Bob Ross paintings can be found on online auction sites or from a collector. He produced a great deal of paintings, but they are still hard to find on the market as originals. Instead, many artists replicate his paintings, and these replicas are much more common, and much less expensive.Full Answer >
Oil paints and acrylics are equally effective paints for use on canvas. Both produce true, bright colors that can be applied in thick, textured strokes, or diluted, sheer washes.Full Answer >
One tip from Bob Ross' "The Joy of Painting" is to use a thinned-down white paint to give the blank canvas a thin base coat. While the base coat is still wet, begin to paint. Doing this helps to create more variation amongst the colors applied to the canvas.Full Answer >
As of 2015, Ross stores are located in 33 states of the United States, as well as Guam and the District of Columbia. Ross Stores, Inc. operates 1,242 store branches that are officially branded as Ross Dress for Less and is headquartered in Dublin, California.Full Answer >