Having another try at painting a portrait. This test done in oils.
I wanted to draw my friends lovely Irish Wolfhound puppy Aine in pastels.
A loosely painted oil trying to capture the sunlight though the trees.
A scene based on a photo from my morning walk. I replaced our dog with a fox for a more dramatic contrast in colours.
Oil painting based of a small arch in the botanical gardens in Oxford.I added the cat and bird to bring some life to the scene.
My friend Michi kindly volunteered a photo of him and his daughter for me to practice my portrait painting from.
Just some experimenting in painting portraits in oil.
Lots of fun, but quite challenging. Something I want to continue to try.
I wanted to experiment with metallic effect paints on top of an oil painting.A cup of tea seemed perfect for it!.
A small oil painting I did as a leaving gift for a good friend.
Hopefully it will remind him of all the cookie eating we managed as a team :)
This oil painting is based on a photo I took one winters morning walking our dog by the river.I added the sheep to bring some life to the scene.
I painted this card to cheer up my friend.I think this is how we've all felt about 2020.