Nice one Paulette, full of action. I'm assuming you saw that great day's cricket against N.Z? What fantastic entertainment....(-:

Of course. Still buzzing from it now.

Creative, love movement, colour and the style

Love the style, colour and composition. I am not a great cricket supporter but this is really fresh and symbolises what the game is all about!

I really like your bold brush marks here Paulette, and the pose is excellent.

Wow, I really like this a lot, great effects with the paper and fabulous sense of movement and colour

Love the brushwork and the ‘watercolour’ look. Can you tell me what paper you used?

Thanks Ron, Arches Oil paper. There isn't too many brands of oil paper to choose from to be fair.

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Better get rid of this painting before the Ashes begins. I was being a bit experimental trying out oil paper, it's really great for these quick oil sketches (actually took me a few days). Quite nice and toothy so I can make expressive marks. Creates a different look with the paper showing as this kind of look has been dominated by watercolour for so long.

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Paulette Farrell

Professional Artist. For 2020 I have decided to focus my work on cricket (which I love) and figure / portrait paintings and drawings. Although I am able to draw and paint birds, still lifes and animals and have been successful selling them I noted that whilst painting them I was forever thinking…

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