I found this article via my Zite reader, which I love, and decided to blog about it A) for the benefit of anyone who happens to be reading this, and B) for my own future reference.
I’m not much of a painter, but I do enjoy small projects. I’d like to have the courage to do more painting, but I’m afraid my lack of knowledge and experience will lead to something Very Bad.
So, this article was extremely helpful:
Real Life Lessons from a First-Time Painter
Be sure to read through the comments, too, which are filled with even more smart tips and advice for newbie painters.
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