I find that acrylics dry very fast – which is supposed to be its charm; however, I find that because of that quality they don’t blend as nicely as the oils. The oils, for one thing, are softer and more flexible than the acrylics. Also, the colors are brighter with oils.
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|Birth:||8th January, 1941|
Boris Vallejo was born in Lima, Peru. He is an American painter. He immigrated to the United States in 1964, and he currently resides in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He frequently works with Julie Bell, his wife, painter, and model. He works almost exclusively in the fantasy and erotica genres. His hyper-representational paintings have graced the covers of dozens of science fiction paperbacks and are featured in a series of best-selling glossy calendars. Some of his male figures were modeled by Vallejo himself, and many of his later female characters were modeled by his wife. He received the British Fantasy Award as best artist in 1979 for his painting The Amazon Princess and her Pet.
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