Tyrolean Evening

Tyrolean Evening

This technique certainly creates smashing textures Kathy. I like the composition of this lovely piece and the action you have shown in the figures.

Reply to Derek. Thanks for your comment. It's quite difficult to get movement in figures especially when you are working from photographs as this one was. With this method the paint can be moved around and manipulated as it doesn't sink into the surface, this allows for a more expressive painterly effect.

I really like this effect Kathy.

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I used scraper board with acrylic paint to do this piece. The paint can be scratched away from the surface and the working method is more like drawing. I have also added a wash of paint for the path area.

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Kathy Gales

As a very young girl at school I remember painting a picture of a boat on the sea. It was probably just a red and blue splodge but I was commended for it and from then on I fell in love with trying to make recognisable images. My early work was mostly detailed drawings but later I started to…

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