The Oil Painting Technique of Scraping Off

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Scraping paint off of an oil painting is something you can do by following a few basic, easy to manage steps. Learn about the oil painting technique of scraping off paint with help from a graduate of the Maine College of Art in this free video clip.

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Video Transcript

Hi, my name is Abbeth. I'm an artist out of Portland, Maine, and I'm going to show you how about the technique of scraping paint off. Now I've just laid down some thick brush strokes on my page and now I'm going to take a palette knife and scrape that paint that I just put down off of the paper. You're going to use the sharp edge of your palette knife to do this and you'll find that you can create some really interesting effects using this technique. My name is Abbeth, and I just showed you how to use the technique of scraping paint off with a palette knife.


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