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Sam wrote at 2013-01-15 13:31:58
All you have to do is brush or spray on a coat of water based urethane, when it drys it will crackle. then brush on some brownish gray paint (oil or acrylic)and wipe off with a dry rag leaving the paint only in the cracks.


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I can answer ALL questions related to watercolor paintings, except appraisal or artist identification. I can answer general questions about oil, acrylic, Chinese painting, and other media. I am NOT an art appraiser at all for any kind. I can only answer questions in aspects of materials, techniques, and critiques. I do NOT have the access to records of auction, painting pricing, or artist files & works, unlike art gallery dealers or art appraisers. I would not know how much an art piece is worth, but I am only an expert in the "art form" but nothing to do with VALUE.

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Professional watercolorist for decades. Knowledgeable about all media, but not in value or pricing.

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BFA in Fine Art, Painting MA in Art

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