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LANDSCAPE SKETCH by TOM BROWN

3 days ago   |   By Tom Brown Fine Art

I'm often asked what kind of paper I use for sketchbook studies done with oils. This was done on 138 lb. Canson Mixed Media paper, which is described as ideal for wet and dry media. And when I get a “keeper” like this little gem I can pop it into a nice frame and it will look great on any wall. I generally start with a quick value sketch using a 6b pencil, then paint directly on that sketch with oils. That's how this one was done. I'm showing a photo of the sketch taken before I added oil colors. In the initial sketch you can also see that I had initially considered adding more background...
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