Hi all! Just checking in before the Memorial Day holiday here in the states to share what I am currently working on.
I have been taking a deep dive into oil painting the last few months, and I am thoroughly enjoying myself.
That said, I feel like there is a pretty steep learning curve regarding oil painting, and specifically, water mixable oil painting.
One of the reasons I held back from trying oils is the use of smelly, toxic chemicals in the application and clean-up.
BUT NO MORE!!!
I bit the bullet and purchased several tubes of water mixable oils (WMO’s) and a few water mixable mediums, some brushes and canvas, and haven’t looked back.
What I have found is that there are really only a few basic rules one must follow to paint in oils, but once you get a handle on those, the rest is really about learning to manipulate the paint in ways that will give you the effect you are looking for. And that’s where your own individual style comes in.
So, enough of that. Here is what I am currently working on…
I’m loving trying to get that misty/foggy effect. This one’s almost done. Hope to finish it over the weekend.
That’s it for now. I hope you have an enjoyable week and upcoming holiday 🙂
Don’t forget to make time to feed your inner artist and do something creative!
Till next time…