I recently wanted to transform from painting with water-color and oils, to acrylics, and what follows is my investigation and feed-back from my experience. Hopefully it will help you get started. Acrylics are water-based paints, which implies that you do not have to use mineral turpentine to thin the paints and clean your brushes, as an alternative the paints can be diluted with water and bushes cleaned with water. Also Acrylics never smell and are non-toxic.. Acrylic paints can basically replace the quality and color density of oil paints, while avoiding the toxicity and messy clean-up needed for oils. When thinned considerably with water, acrylics can also duplicate the properties of watercolor paints.
Buy a small tub of Spackling compound at your regional hardware store or at wal mart, kmart, any of these retailers have it. It is so uncomplicated to use, just use a putty knife or even your finger to fill the tiny hole, (even operates on huge holes) let it dry and wipe off with a wet sponge or wet paper towel. It only costs about $four.00 for a small tub.
A different example of a dancing girl from Brihadeshwara temple of Tanjore belonging to the same period is a unique representation of swift movement and twisted form. The back and the hips of the figure are vividly and realistically shown with the left leg firn on the base and proper thrown in space. The face is shown in profile with pointed nose and chin even though the eye is wide open. The hands are outstretched like a sharp line swinging in balance. The rapturous figure of a dedicated temple dancer with vibrating contours is a accurate embodiment of sophistication in art and presents a charming, endearing and lovable feast to the eyes.
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