Pre-mix your colors in big piles on your palette with your palette knife. Really slather the paint on. Put it on so thick that it’s uncomfortable. Know where it’s excessive, and why. Understand how it can help, or hurt.
12a. All Palette Knife:
This is pretty self explanatory. Learn the nuance in the knife by knocking out a few paintings with the knife alone. Who knows, you may have just found your niche. Fun, exciting, and so sellable, it feels like cheating. People like paint.