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Roses by Helen McNabb

Grapes

by Paula White

Oklahoma

World Organization of China Painters, Inc.

SHIRLEY DYER WESTON’S DISPLAY AT WOCP MUSEUM-AUGUST, 2019

OCTOBER 16-18, 2016 SEMINAR GIVEN BY SHIRLEY WESTON FOR OIL CAPITAL CHINA PAINTERS IN TULSA, OKLAHOMA:

Shirley taught a wonderful lesson with lots of art and color instruction. If your club would like to paint with Shirley her telephone number is (405) 919-0312 or her email is [email protected] Her seminars are fun and her instruction is excellent.  

SHIRLEY'S CLASS

Shirley WestonMay 25 (4 days ago)


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Mixing and painting OPEN medium:


1 pint mineral oil

1 oz. light balsam of copaiba

1/2 oz. clove oil


If you want your painting medium to dry a little faster, add a few drops of copaiba, that is the drying control.


Drying pen medium:


1 pint dark balsam of copaiba

2 oz. fat oil


If it starts thickening add turpentine to bottle


Mix with open paint on your palette it will not dry....mix with dry powder and it will dry hard.


I use thick pine oil for raised paste and for base for gold or enamel powder.


Glycerine is also good for raised base (white powder) but if very humid it will flatten.


For wet grounding you can use fat oil or heavy copaiba mixed fairly thick, and thin with lavender oil a little. Thin a lot for stamping.


I like to do wet grounding with silk screen oil best. Mix the powder more moist with this and thin only a little with lavender.


Regardless of which mixture used, if you glob it on too heavy or unevenly...it will pop off, so use with care.

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