Tuesday, 25 June 2013


This is turning into a still life month rather than a still life week. I read somewhere that painting still life is addictive. I didn't know that before I started. These apples were the most difficult to paint of my subjects so far. It's something to do with the brilliant shiny red and the cool, greenish yellow wishing constantly to combine on the panel into a murky orange. I am still very much learning how to use oils and sometimes it's the paint that is in charge, not me. Got there in the end though, I think.