Tagged: still life

Introduction to Oil Painting

One of my plans this year was to learn a bit more about painting in oils. My little dabble towards the end of last year with with water mixable oil paint was met with...

Pint of Water Value Study

This small value study only happened after a surprising window of time opened up unexpectedly – I might get one, maybe two hours uninterrupted if things fell my way. Problem was I really hadn’t...

Skull Value Study 1

Painting from life and less from photo reference is something I aspire to do more of. I recently acquired on-line a life sized replica human skull to aid in another of my goals –...

Twin Vessel Value Study

One of my goals for this year is to paint small and often. December was such a hectic month that it has actually been some time since I last held a brush in anger...

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

I stumbled across another artist this week (David Cheifetz) whose work absolutely blows my mind. There was something about his style that was quite unique and it took me a while to realise that...