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Adventures in Oil - 08/30/2012
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Earlier this year I decided that I was going to try my hand at a new medium, oils. Well, water mixable oils actually, but any oil’s oil to me, having never used traditional oils before. So after researching what supplies I needed, I set off to the art store with list in hand and reluctantly bought what I needed to get started.   To tell the truth, it was 90% excitement at buying new art stuff and 10% reluctance. Then, I watched about 100 YouTube videos about oil painting techniques before I got the nerve to try it myself. I must admit I have this innate fear of trying new things because I hate to fail. I see myself as one of those people who is just mediocre at everything, and great at nothing. But eventually, my curiosity for a new medium and my love of painting won over the fear and I picked something easy   to paint and I got started. My first impression of oils was that it was like painting with butter. That first paint...

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