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Monday, 16 April 2018

Time to go

Time to go. Two figures leaving a beach as evening draws in. An oil study on paper using impasto gel for heavy textural effects. The gel sets up very quickly and I would normally use a sturdier support such as a panel, when putting down heavy impasto, to avoid the possibility of any cracking in the future.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

A pair

A pair, two apples. I very occasionally paint a still life and this simple composition was the result. Palette knife impasto on Arches oil paper.


Tuesday, 3 April 2018

A five minute study

A five minute oil study of a landscape. Oil on paper using a limited palette, ultramarine blue, cad yellow, titanium white and touch of permanent rose., A simple little composition to loosen up before or after more serious painting.


Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Another day

Another day, oil on board. Palette knife impasto using some galkyd medium. A person facing another day.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

A bit of late reading

A bit of late reading... Oil study on Arches oil paper. A woman absorbed in reading a book even though the sun has gone.


Thursday, 8 March 2018

A bend in the road.

A bend in the road. A simple study out of the ordinary, on my way home.. A bend in the road, wonderful cloud formation.... Oil on board.


Saturday, 3 March 2018

A White wall

A White wall. Playing around with greens and blues in this study of a road and a little white wall. Oil on a mid green toned board using a palette knife and a limited palette, cad lemon, ultramarine blue, titanium white, bit of cad red with ultramarine for the darks.