Oil Painting #2
I got the proper medium to use with the oils so maybe the next one will be better. This reminds me of a painting you’d do at one of those Sip ‘n Paint places where everybody does the same painting as the instructor. No, actually it’s worse.
I started out trying to do a fake Rothko. The paints didn’t really work with water as a medium. The black I added later was mixed with the proper medium (linseed oil). This improved the flow greatly.
In totally random fashion I’m throwing in this little watercolor from 1972. Not sure if I ever posted it. I framed it because I thought it was a good expression of “less is more”. I still like the way it captured the scene in a minimalist way. Back to the drawing board with the oils.
The young mom at the next register at Jerry’s Artorama had her cart filled with small stretched canvases, sketchbooks, paint; she said she’d been stuck in the house with four kids and wanted to be able to do art with them. She spent over a thousand bucks! Mom of the year in my eyes!