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splithairs

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on: January 12, 2013, 04:04:59 PM
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jennylynn

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Reply #1 on: January 12, 2013, 05:06:25 PM
hi pete yes my daughter-in-law suggested looking in charity shops, must admit have had some good frames for a couple of quid,  real good idea  O0
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Reply #2 on: January 12, 2013, 06:51:37 PM
Garage sales and Auctions are also a good place to fine frames.
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splithairs

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Reply #3 on: January 12, 2013, 10:13:48 PM
Some days u are the statue, other days the pidgeons - D. Brent

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lynnm1947

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Reply #4 on: January 15, 2013, 05:26:37 PM
 If you see some horrible paintings on good canvas, you can also recycle the canvas! Just gesso over it and paint your own masterpiece.


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Reply #5 on: January 15, 2013, 06:17:41 PM
Just be careful using acrylic gesso over an oil painting as sooner or later your new painting will flake off or scratched off.

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Reply #6 on: January 15, 2013, 10:24:08 PM
It sure isn't wise to put waterbase paint over oil, not even when painting walls in a house.

A few years ago, my niece bought an older home.  Before the purchase, she was delighted to see a nice decor, all the walls were freshly painted.  Later, she had big, big problems.   :'(
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lynnm1947

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Reply #7 on: January 17, 2013, 08:15:53 PM
Yes, remember you can put oil over acrylic but not acrylic over oil!


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Reply #8 on: January 18, 2013, 01:37:20 AM
Oh Lillian-I know what you mean-the wall paint will just slide off!  No fun at all! Definitely a  :'( moment!
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