Winter Sun

winter sun

A demonstration for the wednesday class. This is a mainly palette knife painting, in oils on board.

First, I thinly washed some colour over the whole board, wiped off excess wetness and began the process of colour mixing and placing oil paint in slabs. There are a few bits of brushwork here. Also some sgraffito with a kebab skewer for the twiggy effects.

My idea for the group was to show that subject matter for painting need not be the obviously dramatic or typical viewpoint.

~ by David Reid on March 18, 2015.

5 Responses to “Winter Sun”

  1. Lovely! ~Rita

  2. really lovely colours!

  3. So different for you David, always expect the portraits. Refreshing and a neat piece.

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