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j0rosa Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving my artwork :iconcocoloveplz: 
Salamat, sir =D
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Pokingaround Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016
Happy Birthday!
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SRaffa Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016  Professional General Artist
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touchofthesoul Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy birthday :) (Smile)
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FallenLeavesFairy Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2016
Happy birthday :) (Smile) Rose 
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tequilasober Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2016  Student General Artist
It's been a while! Are you still here on DA?
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FuzzyMonkeyMan Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2015
Hi - I love your technique with oils (I am primarily charcoal and acrylic).."Her Strange Pilgrim" has inspired me to try oils, so that will be an adventure that starts at the end of this year..

Can you recommend any course of study, or books/artists/etc. that may illuminate your approach to oils? I would like to approach a similar style of technique and I understand it will take years of work.

Any advice you can share on the path you have taken to this point would be helpful :)

Thanks
-MM
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Hello - I am very sorry. I know this is a very late reply. But i will still try to answer your inquiry. And  Thank you by the way for showing interest.

When i sold my second and third paintings back in 93. The first thing that i bought was a Salvador Dali book. Obviously that's the only thing that I can afford about him.:D (Big Grin)  Since then, i accumulated lots of books and magazines about art. Different artists, different techniques. I learned a lot from all of them. So it is a challenge to recommend a book or an artist that can represent my own approach in painting.

  But for the sake of giving you a simple answer. Talking about "technique"  per se, not "subject".  I admire the approach of Diego Velázquez, Anthony Van Dyck, Rembrant Van Rijn, Ilya Repin, John Singer Sargent, Joaquín Sorolla and Anders Zorn.
 
I do not have any advise. I only have wishes,, I hope you enjoy painting as i do.Nod 

Sincerely,
  ivan
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FuzzyMonkeyMan Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2017
Thank you :) It is helpful to know your influences, I am familiar with some of those - and this is good to hear :) I will continue to watch your updates and get inspired :)
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DavidHoffrichter Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday Ivan! You are a great inspiration and one of the reasons I got into oils. I hope you have a fantastic day!
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