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As I have been experimenting with oils recently, I thought I would photograph the steps on this one to help my viewer understand the process. Experimenting with something new always stretches an artist. 65 more words

Original Paintings

Abstract Painting prossess

Getting ready for my next show and feeling all over the place with regards to process. I’v been playing around with all sorts of media and techniques and need to get back to basics. 254 more words


"Glazing" an Oil Painting

Working in oils is a glorious thing! There is just so much they can do. Today, I’d like to talk a bit about glazing. Basically, using very thin layers of paint in multiple layers to build the colour and tone of the painting. 193 more words


Harbour Town Adventures

Tummy Roll

Oil on Canvas 76cmx102cm

My cycle was a tad adventurous with baboons all over the red-bridge. A few moved out the way, while the rest seemed content to watch me pass below where they were sitting on the top of the structure, and even those on the side seemed nonplussed. 254 more words


balto backgrounds 2

some more BG’s from the AMBLIMATION animated feature film BALTO ( 1994 ), painting technique oil and gouache.

© universal / amblin

3 days until Halloween

One detail I was never in doubt about including in this year’s painting is the stylised pumpkin flowers and stripey vines. I absolutely love them! As always it’s a featured that’s painted in steps. 29 more words


4 Days To Go

Zombie texture added I can now start going back into the figure and tightening up the shading and details like the fingers. You can also see where I’m starting to develop the pumpkin and build up more of an idea of how all these different elements are going to work together!