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by Johnp1937
Wed May 20, 2015 2:24 am
Forum: Art Studio
Topic: Art Studio Section
Replies: 33
Views: 29497

Re: Art Studio Section

Interesting. I heard, years ago, that if one mixed acrylic paint with glycerine, it would slow the drying process; tried it and it didn't really work (dry time was slowed but not enough to be of any practical value). Of course I use a pump-spray bottle of water to mist the surface when I'm working ...
by Johnp1937
Mon May 18, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: Foundmyself.com general discussion
Topic: Newby continued.
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Newby continued.

Hi, I uploaded a few of my efforts, and to reiterate I am 77, but have only been engaged in painting for about seven months at evening class. Our teacher is excellent, and is the Artist in Residence for Fenland District in Cambridgeshire. Being a scientist by training and occupation, I have become r...
by Johnp1937
Mon May 18, 2015 4:54 am
Forum: Foundmyself.com general discussion
Topic: Another newbie. Very aged but new to Art
Replies: 2
Views: 935

Another newbie. Very aged but new to Art

Hi, I am new to this site. I am 77 , and to keep alert I started taking an art evening class at the end of last year (2014). I hadn't touched a paint brush in anger since I was 14, so it is a new venture. I do have three generations of ancestors in the 19th century, who mad a good living from painti...

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