Provençal morning

Provençal morning

Helen, I like the colours and the shapes you created

Posted by Holger . on Fri 08 Jul 21:12:13

I did a lot of oil paintings on mdf when I first started painting Helen. This is lovely and I like the highlights on the hills. Did you prime the board first and how did you like working on it?

Thanks for encouraging comments. I primed it first and also used some heavy structure gel to get the acrylics working properly on the surface - I was pleasantly surprised so I've now begged a whole load of mdf offcuts from a carpenter neighbour!

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Acrylic on board. First attempt at painting on mdf

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Helen Melia

Self-taught, having started quite late in life! After a lifetime of doodling and drawing, and with my family nearly off my hands and now only working part-time, I took the plunge in early 2015 and went on an acrylics painting course in Italy. Since then I have been painting in every available…

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