Ye Olde Tree Trunk

Ye Olde Tree Trunk
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Thankyou Tessa for your comment. I can see you have used oil paint which has its own very unique character and works perfectly with this painting.

These old trees are a wonderful subject. Love the textures.

Wow Tessa, feel as if I can reach out and touch it. Great textures and subtleties of tone and colour.

Well the texture has helped enormously Tessa, interesting shapes and combinations of colours.

Love those colours and textures, Tessa.

Thank you David, Lewis, Carole and Alan for your kind comments. It seems the texture has passed the test. I actually used some scraps of few day old paint which had started to harden, but works well in this sort of painting.

Thank you Ellen!

Many thanks Dennis.

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14/06/2019
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Oil on hardboard , 10x 8”. I took a recent photo of what remains of this poor old tree, which I think still has beauty and I’ve tried to capture the different textures of its bark. This was painted over a previous painting and retains some of the texture from that.

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Tessa Gwynne

I have returned to painting over the last few years having relocated from Cardiff to the Cotswolds in 2009 and joined the Guiting Power Art Group. Although I did a year's Foundation Course at art college after leaving school, I hadn’t painted much in the interim, except for a few attempts here and…

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