Category Archives: Oil painting

Pelican

Trying out 4×6 linen board. I really don’t like them. Advertisements

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My guys!

I was asked to enter some oil paintings in the annual spring show coming up in April. I had no idea what to paint. So what better than to combine the 3 things I love! Peter the parakeet, Larry the … Continue reading

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Stilettos

Just for fun

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Strawberry in cream

I belong to a group on Facebook call free reference photos for artist. This photo was taken by Angela Hill. It too a few hours to paint in oils. Quick, fun & easy.

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Hatch announcement! 

I guess I’ll be painting a parakeet.  This little guys name is Peter he is 7 weeks old and our new addition to the family.  He is an English Budgie and supposedly going to be a little bigger with a … Continue reading

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PBJ oil painting, ¬†water soluble oil versus richelson oils.

Left is water soluble oil painting using Lukas Berlin and Lukas Berlin & water soluble linseed oil.  Right is traditional oils using richelson oil paint lavender spike oil with walnut oil.  Traditional oil were much easier to work with.  Alla … Continue reading

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Another practice painting

I started my own beach painting but it was not working out.  I’m a fan of Tom Brownings art.  I picked this Santa painting to copy and I added my own deer.  He is not a reindeer, but it is … Continue reading

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Wild horses

This is my idea of learning to paint horses.  Started with water soluble Lukas Berlin.  I didn’t find these paints colors were intense enough,  they were great for blocking in.  Layered with Richelson oil paints and M Grahmn with a … Continue reading

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Challenge!

I have to say this one is finished.  I’m determined to learn to paint people.  Practice, patients and determination. I will get better!

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Work in progress

I decided I would try to paint a human.  My granddaughter to be exact.  I have never had a lesson on portraits so I’m pulling out books and reading.  Hands are difficult is what the book says.  Yes the book … Continue reading

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