Tag Archives: Open Time

Texture

For me, one of the most exciting aspects of works by Monet or Van Gogh is the texture of their paintings.  You can see the brush strokes, the palette knife marks and the velocity of every painterly gesture, etched permanently … Continue reading

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If it’s Blended, it’s Splendid

When I paint, I like to blend.  Arguably, I like it too much, do it too often and start blending at too soon a point in my painting.  In my defence, it looks so good, I can’t help it. I … Continue reading

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How To Keep Your Colours Clean and Pristine

If you’re like me and you rely on using bright, luminescent colours in your paintings, one of the things that can work against you is when your colours inadvertently mix.  We’ve all accidentally mixed mud – that indistinct, dull, brownish … Continue reading

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