This week I’ve been reading oil painting instruction books, watching oil painting DVDs while walking on the treadmill and giving it my best shot.
Here is the set-up for an oil painting I’ve been working on. I took the reference photo of one of our daylilies last summer.
Free-hand sketching with a brush was fun. Not being committed to the shape and being able to adjust and refine as I went along was relaxing.
Here’s how she looked five minutes ago. Waiting for the oils to dry between layers offers much time for deliberation 🙂
We will not know,
Unless we begin…