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Re: oil paints

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From: artappeal (artappeal_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Jul 15 2003 - 12:51:37 PDT


I use Utrecht for my own work. I like them, but then again, I haven't
compared them to others.

Leah

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From: "Frances Briggs" <frances.briggs@worldnet.att.net>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 11:03 AM
Subject: Re: oil paints

> Hi Becky,
> With regard to Gamblin paints - I would say: Stay Away! I tried these
> paints in my college days when I was experimenting with different brands
and
> learning about pigment and filler ratios, etc. I remember being really
> disappointed with these paints in terms of the pigments which seemed so
weak
> and didn't mix well. If you want a student grade paint that isn't very
> expensive, I would recommend Utrecht paints.

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