The Best Blog I’ve Found For Painting / http://liamrainsford.com

Liam has this wonderful blog for painters!  If I was trying to learn about painting (fat chance!) I would try to absorb as much of his information as I could.  It’s also the ultimate Making It site, as he does time lapse photos of much of his work.

“There is so much information available, especially on-line regarding oil painting, its important to set the scope of this discussion. The primary focus is to get the beginner started. Its easy to become swamped by information, some contradictory, and abandon the whole idea.”

His blog is definitely not only for the beginner though!

http://liamrainsford.com

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About destructivetesting

I'm a self-taught artist who prefers to use found objects in ways that were never intended. I'm not interested in making 10 or 100 of the same object. This, of course, takes more time to make each piece. I also prefer a more minimalist look, where each part of a piece can be appreciated. I consider my clocks to be small sculptures with moving parts. And, my lamps to be small sculptures with light. My mirrors are reflective sculptures. DESTRUCTIVE TESTING means to push something to it's limits to understand it's structural performance or material behavior under different stresses. I interpret this in my artwork as using materials in different ways or combinations than they were designed to be used. I also just like the slightly ominous sound of the term...
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One Response to The Best Blog I’ve Found For Painting / http://liamrainsford.com

  1. I agree, his blog is fantastic, I have learned lots.

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