Week 3 of a learning to paint in oils class, painted from a photograph of countryside, with a dark ultramarine/burnt umber base coat in acrylic paint, and then oil paints and scraping in with palette knife and end of brush, sgraffito-style. I think we had ultramarine, cadmium yellow and burnt umber, Artisan paints, and an hour and a half! Stating the obvious here, but so different from painting in my usual watercolours!
About the Artist
I came to art late in life after the proverbial ‘wake-up call' of serious illness. Starting with an evening class in drawing, I’ve carried on learning from DVD’s, books and weekend courses. I attend a weekly Life Drawing class, a brilliant foundation for just about everything. Plein air oil…