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Oil painting tips and tricks include applying a primer before oil painting, and studying color mixing and paint hues. Also, the artist should work in an open, ventilated area with a variety of high-quality materials. More »

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To paint over oil-based paint with latex paint, first test for lead. Then clean and prep the surfaces to be painted. To prepare the surface to take the latex paint, use an acrylic-based bonding primer to seal the prepped... More »

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To paint your car without assistance, remove and treat any rust on the body of the vehicle, and use a quality body filler to patch any holes before beginning the painting process. Paint the car in an enclosed, clean and ... More »

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To paint over oil-based paint with latex paint, first test for lead. Then clean and prep the surfaces to be painted. To prepare the surface to take the latex paint, use an acrylic-based bonding primer to seal the prepped... More »

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While cleaning paint brushes requires different materials depending on whether paint is oil- or water-based, it is generally easiest to clean brushes immediately after using them, since dried paint is significantly more ... More »

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Monochrome paintings are composed of a single color or tone. Some definitions of monochromatic allow for the use of black and white as well. ?White Square on White? by Kazimir Malevich is a well-known example of a monoch... More »

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A pocket color wheel is a compact, easy-to-reference and often interactive visual guide to color mixing. It is essentially just a smaller, more convenient version of the large color wheel prominently used in color theory... More »

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