Better weather this morning at least. Spent the time looking at tone and colours – detail will have to wait as it was really a bit gusty for that type of painting!
Taken just before the whole easel blew over yesterday!
Well I’ve been enjoying some Welsh weather here – had to retire to the conservatory – strong winds and heavy rain all day! I used the time for under painting – the finished painting will show the house in Spring with the garden in bloom. The weather forecast is better for Wednesday – …
Well here I am making a start on something a little larger than of late. A total of 5 panels – I managed to finish the initial drawing and colour mixing on Monday whilst it was gusty but mild.
The water meadows in Titchfield are very full this year. Tried oiled board to work on today. And plastic gloves towards the end as it was getting cold 🙂
A speed sketch in oil on board – fingers absolutely frozen. Any top tips for oil painting gloves?
A return trip to the West Wood in the Forest of Bere near Wickham. It was dry! The whole time I was there painting. Masses of catkins are well on their way to maturity, in our out of kilter early UK spring. They are a bit too small to see in the photo.
Well it’s all admin here! Preparing for the Parallax Art Fair in February and some online applications for competitions. Also yesterday planning and preparing for a lovely commission. I’m itching to get some art made really. When I’m rich I will have someone to do all this for me… I hate this sort of …