Tag Archives: Oil painting

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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Banana nut! 

Interpretative painting done for my sister as requested for her kitchen.  I like the way the banana turned out but I need to practice on walnuts.  

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Paint Basket lesson

Dale Rowney water soluble oils sponsored this free lesson with paint basket.  I used Lukas Berlin water soluble oils.  This was the wet on wet technique.  I had paint all over,  me, the computer, I made a big mess.  This … Continue reading

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I’m my worse critic

I’m a bit tired of cobalt blue & yellow ocher.  I think it is time to be bold and add some colors to my palette.  I’m going to try out a lesson first.  It is on paint basket and it … Continue reading

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Alligator in oils

I’m done with alligator paintings.  Time for a little people practice.  I have had the most difficult time with my photos.  What I mean is trying to paint from photos.  It’s time to pick up the old digital Kodak camera … Continue reading

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Oil painting lesson finished

I finally finished Robert Hagans lesson from his Facebook page.  This one was fast except when I got to the figures.  Very tedious.   It’s impressionistic painting lessons.  I’ve learned a lot watching his lessons.  One day I’ll be able … Continue reading

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Daily walk in oils

I give up on watercolor for now.  I made the biggest mess of a painting. I just had to paint something after trying watercolor and failing terribly.  This is an alligator I painted today.  I used Lukas Berlin oils, Spike … Continue reading

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Granddaughter loves to sketch

My granddaughter who is 9 is visiting.  It is such a joy to have company that say let’s draw, or paint!  Best company anyone with a passion for art could want!   I think that is what they come for! … Continue reading

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I’ve entered a little contest!  

I have entered painting of Bob in the Dick Blick pet portrait contest.  Unfortunately Bob moved to cat heaven and we miss him dearly.  He was the neighborhood cat.  I painted his picture and I know this might sound a … Continue reading

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