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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Art Supplies "Residue" by Elisa Choi


I use a palette knife whenever I want an impasto effect or sometimes if I prefer to make an acrylic painting loose and textured. It's been awhile since I last use this tool. There's even leftover paint lol. I enjoy painting more in watercolor. Anybody tried this tool? :)

8 comments:

  1. Wow, this is so realistic, wonderful job Elisa!

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  2. This is such a great painting Elisa...I LOVE the shadow which has really brought it to 3D. I use a palette knife once in a while, quite enjoy using them, they give a freedom to work that brushes don't somehow. Like you, I do prefer using watercolours.

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  3. Great sketch of your palette knife Elisa, it can be seen that it has been used, and I love the bit of paint on the end of the blade. You always do the shadows so well, and this is no exception. Yes I have tried this a few times, but never feel happy, probably because I don't feel 'in control' as I do with other mediums. Perhaps reading this will make me have another go some time.

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  4. Elisa, your palette knife is very good. It looks ready to use. Great job.

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  5. Wonderful well executed painting, and a good reminder to get out some of my fun tools. I use the palette knife for acrylics and for the two oil paintings I did once in a class. It was fun!

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  6. Nice sketch of the palette knife. I've been told that a palette knife can be used to make thin tree branches really well. I bought one but lost it before I ever got to try it for branches.

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  7. Thank you everyone! I appreciate your comments and your sharing of stories and tips!

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