Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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Creek View, oil painting

Creek View

I've been playing with some oils in my studio lately and love the way the paint stays wet and is great for skies. What I don't love is the mess! I tend to get it everywhere and need to make sure I am not wearing my good clothes whenever I paint.

The above painting was a combination of a few photos and other inspiring works of art. I was trying to achieve the lush green of an early summer meadow and the look of the sun rising after a very early morning shower. 

The painting is done on a wrapped canvas and is available in my Etsy shop by clicking here.


Jennifer Rose Phillip said...

love oils, hate the mess and clean up, so I don't use them much now

really nice job on the sky and water reflection :)

Leslie Redhead said...

Jennifer, I couldn't agree more! I don't know how I can become covered in oil and not watercolor when I paint. It just wants to get everywhere.

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