According to realistic, oil painting artist, Mark Carder, there is a mistake that he sees oil painting artists make over and over again which is a real pet peeve of his. He says that the mistake is that painters exaggerate features and lines, making them too strong and standing out when they should not. If you are a realistic style painter, his explanation and discussion could help you figure out how to make everything more subtle and more realistic. Then you'd avoid this #1 mistake. Watch he full video at this link.
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Heather Reed is the Assistant Manager/Buyer and office rockstar at IBF. She writes all of our emails, blog posts and and manages all of our social media sites. Heather is also an artist and has experience in lots of various mediums. You will usually find her researching new products, finding the best bargains, writing, painting, enjoying nature, all while chasing around her two vivacious little boys.