Doris McCarthy - a life lived in art

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  • Helen Walter
    Helen Walter Thank you, Chris. Keith's painting was the one he did of the shed with the snowy roof, that weekend with you. I told him - we had good karma going up there.
    As it said in the comment about Doris, it's all in the way you "move the paint around". I told the...  more
    December 13, 2010
  • Helen Walter
    Helen Walter How did the resulting paintings fair? Sites we've looked at imply that the paint doesn't bond well to the surface in the colder temps. But if you've had no problems, hey ho. (Look at my blank expression, I really must put a face to my words. Maybe by Christmas.
    December 13, 2010
  • OPAS, President
    OPAS, President I stand corrected. Please read below:


    While I'm sure the artist is able to find references on the Internet to adding glycerin into paints as a retarding agent, our testing with its use in acrylics has found it sub-par to the more commonly used glyc...  more
    December 13, 2010
  • Helen Walter
    Helen Walter Ooh hoo. Thank you. I noted the reference to dust collecting and sticking to the surface. That has come up in articles/blogs on the hazards of drying oil paintings. I've polished my house top to bottom for our solstice, but I know the dust is howling outs...  more
    December 14, 2010