Category: A Painted Life
5.0 Pumpkins and Peppercorns
Tis the season for everything pumpkin. I was feeling dark and moody for Autumn. I found this still life photo on Unsplash from Fraizer Dunleavy. Oil painting 5 is done and on to the next.
4.0 Red Pear
After the berry day, I had to go back to the pears for a boost of confidence. Happy little red pear.
Blackberry was a class study piece. I think if I redid it again, I would make the bowl bigger than suggested in class and do the check pattern differently. Of course, I think I’m thinking acrylics because doing the background and then laying out the blue pattern would be easy. In oils, it may get muddy. Here we did each section at a time … Read More 3.0 Blackberry
1.0 The Silver Cup
So come on my journey while I dabble in oil painting. I’ve always been bemused with oils. They seemed like an unattainable goal. During college, I never was taught oil painting. The painting classes I had weren’t very helpful. We met twice a week and painted and critiqued each other’s work. Some of my pieces were shown in student shows and juried shows. This … Read More 1.0 The Silver Cup