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The colors of the paintings may be
different in person due to differences in digital photography, monitor
color settings, and lighting differences.
professional grade materials on all newer work. All colors are graded
I (excellent) or II (very good) for lightfastness and are considered
Some of my older works have some college grade materials used. College grade acrylic paints (Grumbacher Academy
, Liquitex Basics
utilize professional lightfast pigments with an increased level of
extenders. The use of these college grade materials should have no
impact at all on permanence or lightfastness of the paintings, as they
use permanent lightfast pigments. All colors are graded I (excellent)
or II (very good) for lightfastness and are considered archival quality.
I use acrylic paint instead of oil because it dries faster and is more permanent. Here is an article on the longevity of acrylics verse that of oil.
What it boils down to is that chemical researchers believe that acrylic
paintings will potentially last for thousands of years without
cracking, if handled properly. Oils only a few hundred years.
Interesting to me is that one of the most important reasons for
substrate preperation for oil painting is to protect the canvas from
the oil, this is not even required with acrylic paint. In fact, one of
the preparation materials used in substrate protection for oil painting
If you are not pleased with a
painting you purchased from me, contact me within 14 days of receiving
the painting for exchange, or money back.
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