I painted this last week in the French Alps "en plein air"- a lovely view of Mont Blanc, though from a distance. It was a hot sunny day with the sound of cows bells as they grazed - but the mountain top was still covered in snow. I painted on the relatively new Arches Oil Paper which is very robust and nice to paint on, ideal for travel. I only took 6 tubes of oil paint so it's a restricted palette! Approx 20 cm x 30cm, though I might do a larger version on canvas now I'm home and make the foregound peaks a bit less dominant.
About the Artist
I've been painting almost ten years, initially with watercolours, then moving on to oils and other media. I am self taught, though have attended several short painting courses. I paint as a hobby and also belong to 2 art groups in Yorkshire. I exhibit through them and local galleries. I love…View full profile