The Tree House
Oil on 3mm MDF canvas panel Available
I am calling this finished. This is another of the challenge paintings from September. In fact it only needed a couple of small strokes to finish it off. These 'cabanons' are dotted all over the provence countryside. Many of them are in ruins and nature quickly takes over.
I am trying to stage my photos more professionally so I set this up and used my studio lamp which gives a blue light. It worked quite well, I think. I shall try this with some of my other paintings and see if I can reproduce it - but without the paint splattered easel LOL. Adds authenticity though doesn't it?
Look what arrived today! Tubes of brand new paint from a new supplier.
These paints were recommended by Brad Teare an artist who I follow. I often listen to his advice, he likes trying new things and experimenting and that is right up my street ... and who doesn't need more paint?
Read the interview with the manufacturer Walter Haas: 284: Interview with Paint Maker Walter Haasand while you're on his blog read some of his other inspiring articles. And I love the title of his blog.I'll update you in due course.
Oil on stretched canvas
Work in Progress
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This one is nearly done. In fact I thought it was until I looked at it this morning. Now I think it needs some warmth in the trunks and maybe in the canopies. What are your thoughts?
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