With the approach of our local hospice fundraising art auction, I have had the oil paints out to complete a canvas, having mainly used watercolours over the last year, it was a struggle to get back into the gloopy stuff. To begin with,I almost quit before giving them a chance, but after the second / third layer of paint I found the images started to resemble what I had intended. Phew I have re found my love for them. Here are the four I have finished. I had eight on the go, all at different points in progress, the others still have a way to go, and are drying for a few days before the next layers can be applied. In fact I am enjoying so much I have bought some new oil brushes, and some more canvases.( I would love to do a huge oil painting, but I just don’t have the space) …………I just wish I could dedicate a room to painting, as my living room stinks now and oil is quite messy, at least I have a fold away table.
With thanks to Krys Bailey for the wonderful hare photograph http://www.marmotta-photoart.co.uk