When you paint a room, you apply a coat of primer. When manicurists paint fingernails, they apply a base coat before adding color. So why wouldn't you do the same with your canvas-even modern canvases have texture that gesso will even out
Different knife blades - Using the right knife can make some great additions to your paint brush strokes. I like them for roof lines, tree branches and clumps of grass. Look at Richard Schmid and how he adds knife work to his masterful paintings.
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Learn how to paint silver and shiny metal with this oil painting tutorial