Matt Miller Basics

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In this video we discuss the problems of "sinking in", when previously richly painted passages dry to a dull matte appearance, how to prevent sinking in, and how to mitigate it when it happens.
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In this brief video I go over my standard painting palette, the colors I use, and their placement on the palette.  Paints should always be placed in the same location on your palette.  Their location becomes a muscle memory so you don't have to think ...
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Search the web and you'll find a plethora of misinformation on how to care for your oil painting brushes.  In this short basics video I show you a simple and inexpensive way to properly wash and care for your brushes so that you can use them for ...
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In this short video I discuss the various types of oil painting mediums, what to avoid, what I use, and how to use the medium.
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In this basics video I demonstrate the proper way to hold and manipulate a brush
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In this short follow up to our how to hold the brush video we again cover the basics, how to hold and move your hand to apply paint to the canvas.
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In this short basics video we cover how to tone a board, how to hold the brush, and how to use it to properly apply paint.
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In this brief basics video we cover the proper way to view your painting as you paint.
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In this short basics video we cover the proper way to set up your easel (something commonly done wrong by beginning artists) and how to then face and use the easel to apply paint.
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