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Lightfastness

Because J M W Turner used non-lightfast red pigments, the reds in this painting have faded significantly. We will never know what this famous piece originally looked like. (The Fighting Temeraire tugged to her last Berthto be broken up, 1838, oil on canvas, 36 x 48, 1839.)What is lightfastness?Lightfastness is a quality that refers to the way that paint colors age over time.
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Show Your Art Internationally

SPONSORED BYCall for Artists for the 1st Dafen International Oil Painting BiennaleAny artist, no matter where they are in the development of their career, is likely to be interested in showing their work as much as possible, including at international venues. Such displays and exhibition inclusions raise an artist’s profile.
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Making Waves in Watercolor Art

Put the Water in Watercolor ArtWhy not use a water medium to paint water? It just seems logical! You can get stunning results for painting seascapes with these painting techniques for creating different types of moving water: gentle waves, rolling waves, water crashing on rocks and rolling over wet sand, with Grant Fuller in his video, Painting the Sea in Watercolor.
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