The following is a list of frequently asked questions about the BOB ROSS Oil Painting Technique and some instruction about the use and care of the materials. Acrylic paints can be diluted with water, but are water-resistant when dry. Depending on how much the paint is diluted with water, the finished painting can resemble a watercolor or even an oil painting. To get a watercolor effect, dilute just a small amount of paint into the water. Mix it well and you have created a whole new medium to paint with.
When it comes to a painting project, hardwood floors are the last thing on your mind. You may think of giving a fresh coat of paint to the walls, doors, and even moldings. For a few homeowners, painting the hardwood floors is preposterous and reprehensible. But, do not let go of the idea just because you think it is unnatural. It is a perfectly fine way to add to a pop of color to the room without spending big bucks. And, it is not a difficult one. You can hire experienced painters and get the work done quickly.
Portrait painting is an ideal decoration in any rooms. You might be hanging it inside your bedroom, living room, kitchen or even in your office. Remember, if you want to hang it, you should see to it that the strand used is high quality,braided and attached to the frame with the use of jointed eyes. You must not settle for a single hook only for there’s a tendency that the artwork would fall unexpectedly. Thus, you are encouraged to have two hooks that are capable of supporting the heavy weight of the portrait painting.
Professional-grade paints have a higher pigment concentration and less filler, and generally use a wider variety of pigments, resulting in a larger color range. Usually made with a single pigment, they mix more cleanly and have better tinting strength than lower-grade paints.
Start the first layer, or undertones with a very watery mixture of paint. Use a medium to large brush because you are not painting details. Don’t try to paint in individual hair strands at this stage. Start adding more paint color to your brush and add some more layers. Pull the brush in the direction of the flow of hair. Use a liner brush to add some indications of individual strands. Add any deep pockets of color to really give the portrait depth. I added some deep shadow on the side of the neck.