Way home OIL

Way home OIL

Hi Malcolm, You are right the journey is worth it!. We, as Artists, are very self critical , that is as it should be, but we should always avoid being too harsh with ourselves, something I am often, This is a lovely piece you have done which offers a chance to wander into the picture, I very much like the foreground effects, colours and feel. if this is your local then you are a fortunate chap. Here on the island of Gozo, sister island to Malta, we have a semi arid climate, for example today the temperature is around 16 c clear sunny sky, but the colours are completely different for most of the year, you have the English country side with it's seasons and wonderful variations which I must say I do miss sometimes. Wishing you happy painting, new year and prospects. Chris

Thanks once again Christopher, this work was based on an area I walked through one day, but I am lucky enough to live in lovely countryside as is all of our Island anyway.

Just spotted this one, Malcolm. A little gem! I never paint in oils - my sinuses won't tolerate the smell. If this is your only attempt, maybe you should do more oils because I love this. (Hope you don't mind me having a peek at your gallery)

Thank you so much for that Jennifer, I had almost forgotten that one, I am pleased you have had a peek at my gallery. I have at it happens recently bought a small trial pack of water soluble oils as like you, but for a different reason I cannot cope with the fumes etc associated with traditional oil work, so I may have another go at some small oil pieces, thank you once again for your comments.

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This is to date my one and only attempt at using oil, based on a photo taken on a walk

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Malcolm Buckley

I have always loved the outdoors and have climbed and walked in various places in the world, after giving numerous slide shows and talks about my trips to raise money for charity, i realised the slides and photos did not do what i saw justice, so I decided to start trying to paint. I am self taught…

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