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.
'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
'Clouds and mist over the Highlands' 9 ¾” x 6 ¼” Ink, salt, alcohol on watercolour paper (cold pressed) - from my own reference photo beneath. "Abstract landscape" 9 ¾” x 6 ¼” Inks, salt on watercolour paper (cold pressed)
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