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New Painting Started: Channel Surfing

February 21, 2016

This is a small painting sketch I’ve started, laying in just the undertones at this point. It’s based on a photograph of my friend, Maria, who was sitting in front of the TV changing channels. I’m painting in oil. The size is 9 x 12″.

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The surface I’m working on is Wet Media polyester film from Grafix, which I’ve spoken of before. I’m trying to get more experience working on this surface. I didn’t use any thinner on this, but probably should have, since it will take longer to dry well enough to continue on. Next time I should try starting on a thinned layer of paint to keep it from being so slippery, and speed up the drying.

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