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I've been getting a lot of messages from people inquiring about my painting methods. Yes, all of the works you see here in my gallery are created completely traditionally using oil paints. If you are sincerely interested in learning more about how I do this, I recommend following my blog, Muddy Colors.

The blog is dedicated to providing free art education, and is specifically geared towards students. Myself, as well as 12 other astounding artists, share our methods, our sketches, reference photos, and progress shots DAILY.

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Dan Dos Santos
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Current Residence: CT, USA
Favourite genre of music: Down Tempo Electronica
Favourite style of art: Classical Realism

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syd-draws Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome gallery! :+devwatch: Can't wait to see more.
Phionnuala Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student Traditional Artist
love your work :love: wickedly sick and awesomeness
Katana991 Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Are you the guy who designs the cover art for various books? If so, that sounds pretty cool! :D
BlackShot341 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member Hobbyist
i love your arts, you are sooo talented :)
Pluie-Noire Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, your work is amazing! And all of your creations are...painted! :clap:
You win an additional watcher! :)
Jude-R Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Student General Artist
Just wanted to drop by and tell you that i'm in love with your work! Amazing!
Morgensterna Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I didn't know it was even possible to create such pictures with oils, the colors are stunning. I love your work =)
Jade8P Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
I love your work. Very impressive especially with the detailing. Ive recently started trying to learn how to oil paint. >.<
Saaally Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
It's quite rare [at least in my [pretty vast] experience =p] to find artists who do what you do, realistic, very detailed paintings, in traditional media! I thought it was all digital and when i realized it's traditional, maaaaaaaan, i'm mind blown! be my god pls <3
DARKandDEPRESSED Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
happy birthday :iconrainbowcakeplz:
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