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Author Topic: Any Left Handers Out There?  (Read 119 times)

Debra Kay

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on: May 03, 2020, 02:24:06 AM
Hello everyone I am pretty new to these parts. I am enjoying Nolan's Dog Painting course while staying at home. I seem to have a technique problem with all of the many flicks for the different hair types. I am lefthanded and if the dog is facing right and the root of the hair is to the right and I pull the brush tip to the left I do pretty well. BUT if the dog is facing left my hairs don't look as sharp, I am not handling the brush correctly I suppose. I can paint a bit with my right hand but not for long periods of time. Any suggestions from you lefties out there? I have actually considered printing a mirror image of the reference materials.
Debra Kay


Bill76434

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Reply #1 on: May 03, 2020, 06:19:11 AM
Hi Debra, I'm not left handed but suggest you can turn the painting upside down.  ;)


nolan

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Reply #2 on: May 03, 2020, 09:36:01 PM
I concur with what Bill says, it works like a charm ;)

I am unable to turn my canvas when filming a class so can confirm that your brush strokes / flicks do get better in all directions with practice as well O0


Debra Kay

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Reply #3 on: May 06, 2020, 12:07:54 AM
 :thankyou:


 

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