Been trying lots of loosey goosey techniques this week. Quite like the goofy charm of this one..
Did a painting over the Easter holidays, inspired by life at the barn where we were a year ago. I am also fascinated by hedgerow life and conservation. I used acrylics for this piece on stretched canvas. To make the marks, I didn’t use any brushes but potatos cut up to stamp the paint with, … More Hedgerow and Barn
These are the first in a series of flower studies. All on A3 double gesso-ed acrylic paper. ‘Cosmos – mixed’ Oils blended with glazing medium on acrylic inks background. ‘Daisies in sunlight’ Acrylics on acrylic ink background. Oil pastels and paints – blended with glazing medium on acrylic ink background. ‘Cosmos -2’ ‘Pastel poppies’ … More New series – flower studies.
Apologies for such a long time in posting any arty updates – been lots of family things to sort out lately, I’m quite exhausted by all of that, so let’s get on with it hey? I discovered Winsor & Newton Oil Bars quite by accident and only have a small selection at this stage. But … More Oil Bars
A few more soft pastel paintings … I’m now using Rembrandt materials, although some of these were done with the other pastels I already had. This is sold These are each about 11″ x 10″
‘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 … More Various … oil and soft pastel experiments
This was a commission. (Not my usual style!) “Cosmos” Acrylic, putty, iridescent paints on stretched canvas 30″ x 24″ Texture detail This painting is for sale on eBay