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Joan Sicignano
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Panel Board and masonite.
Working on background Just playing with various techniques for the background of the apple pickers.  This also another panel board.  I tried to share the Roger Bansemer video on panel board as a substrate of oil and acrylic paintings.  Still very confused. ...

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Enjoying w/c pan paints for floral studies.

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To Use Mdf board or not?
Oil on mdf just a study I recently purchased white panel board, with is basically painted mdf board.  It is wonderful to paint on after the surface is slightly sanded and gesso is appliced.  I was told that it isn't wise to paint on mdf board it lacks archi...

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A study using Schminke w/c's I have made several purchases.  I usually work from w/c tube paint.  Recently I discovered working From 1/2 w/c of professional quality very enjoyable.  Happy Painting everyone.  

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Recent Studies
Grist Mill a watercolor study It is very difficult to work from my iPad.  It is on it's way out after only 4 1/2 yrs. Just trying to post some of my recent works.

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Practice, practice,practice!
Challenging myself My friend Joan is doing a one week challenge of 100 people sketches in a week.  I don't have the time to commit officially but thought it would be fun to add sketching people when I had extra time. I also included some horse and jockey dr...

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Apple Pickers
Apple Pickers a study Working on a theme.  The Apple Pickers, this is a study in oil on multi media paper. Just trying to sketch out various formats before I attempt this on canvas. Also trying out a new app for blogging Blogtouch for bloggers, not having a...

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Lemons and a tea pot 8x16 oil on Raymar panel I have been studying gesture and color, impressionism.  Love the affect of broken lines and just an impression of what I have set up.  Still so much to learn, but loving the journey.  Happy Painting everyone.

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Lemons and a tea pot
Gesture Lines and watercolor study Lemons and Tea Pot The weather on Long Island is damp and dreary, rain but warm temps.  Well, thought it would be a good idea to stay in and do some doodle sketches in my watercolor journal. Having fun with this technique ...

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Experimenting water-soluble oils on paper Just a still life set up of pears.  Practicing impressionism. Kids went back home yestereday.   Feeling blue, missing them so much.  Learning something new and difficult always helps.  Happy Painting everyone.
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