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William Murphy

Navajo Nation


I apply various colors of oil paints onto a standard size stretched canvas board with various sizes of painting brushes. I usually used wider brushes when laying out and beginning with the background and eventually recede to finer size brushes as I am creating and incorporating the main subject matters. The finished painted canvas has to be completely dry before I spray it with two coats of oil paint varnish. The painting is ready for framing mounted onto a frame when the varnish has completely dried.