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Bockingford 140lb HP (for every day)
Billy will of course resume working on Fabriano if and when they return our old paper.
In the meantime the reason for stocking the choices above is that the Moulin is very nice as a heavy weight paper and with a little adjustment to expectations is very fine.
The Bockingford is a good all rounder at the lighter weight.
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This week I show you how to paint an onion, only botanical and still life artists relish (sorry for the pun) the painting of an onion and see the beauty of capturing both the shine and the lovely papery layers.
Its a great way to learn how to mix browns and its a very simple drawing. My tip this week is to keep turning the drawing to make sure you don't draw a lop-sided onion 😊
Don't leave it in your painting space too log either or the smell could put you off! Enjoy the process and share your experiments on www.billyshowell.com members forum.
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I'm so glad I got my two books last week before they ran out! The illustrations are very beautiful. I must say that these are the most helpful books on painting I have ever seen with so many lessons. I have tried botanical painting before but not with a lot of success, but I feel hopeful now of achieving a result I like. Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge so generously.
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