Oil on canvas, a commissioned painting near completion . It’s taken 6 months to build up the energy to begin, and now it’s just plain fun. Hard to know when to stop or to trust the fun factor to back down at the right moment in order for me to see the finish line.
- Palette: UMPTON oil paints – Cerulean Blue, Pthalo Blue, Payne’s Grey, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna, Titanium White, Pizzuoli Earth, Yellow Ochre
- Underpainting: Burnt Umber
- Materials: Calcium Carbonate, wax, Windsor & Newton Liquin medium, Low Odour Solvent, masking tape
- Techniques: knife painting, imprinting, brushwork, build-up, tonking, dry brush, wet on wet, impasto, masking
Any suggestions more than welcome.