Grounds … and difference each one makes to finished pastel paintings.

Yep, changed the theme is ... not sure if people like this design, please let me know if you think it's irritating and I'll revert back to the old theme! I did a painting with these chalky soft pastels that I received over Christmas of a Norfolk windmill with storm clouds looming in the background … Continue reading Grounds … and difference each one makes to finished pastel paintings.

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Various … oil and soft pastel experiments

'Oil Poppies' Approx. 12" x 8" Underpainting of alcohol inks, added area of gold metal effect medium, then overpainted with oils (not artist quality) on canvas board. I didn't have any linseed oil or other mediums, as well as cleaning solvents, so was hesitant to try out these oils but then discovered that I could … Continue reading Various … oil and soft pastel experiments

Ink landscapes

Yes, I've been absent from WordPress for quite a while ... the whole of November has been a bit of a bugger up on my side - mainly because I've been in and out of hospital.  I'm on the mend now and getting stronger all the time but it's been a very long, stressful and  … Continue reading Ink landscapes