My first ever oil painting...
..well, since I was ten when I painted a ship that looked like a tractor with sails. I bought a box of oil colours a couple of weeks ago and have just nerved myself enough to use them. Did this with a twig and a paint scraper (not bought a palette knife yet). It's a subject I did last year in watercolour. I'm tentatively quite pleased with it for a first go. Done on acrylic paper 10 x 8 inches.
About the Artist
I've reached 81 years young and love to paint and draw. Watercolours are my preference used also with line and wash. I paint or sketch something most days of whatever takes my fancy. Glad to have found this site. I don't feel I have a set painting style but I tend to go for impressionism rather…View full profile