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Boats and Rivers - Nacton Shores 5

Oil on Board 8 x 10

Oil on Board - 8 x 10" The sun was low behind me for this one.  I liked the mossy and eroded posts just sticking out of the sand. They help communicate a sense of time.   #boats #impermanence #Ipswich #rivers #time

Oil on Board - 8 x The sun was low behind me for this one. I liked the mossy and eroded posts just sticking out of the sand. They help communicate a sense of time.

Oil on Board - 8 x 10 As you can see from this and the last painting were painted using a portrait format.  After the first few years of painting outdoors I made the commitment to always try to bring a viewfinder with me.   #boats #Oil Painting #Orwell #Plein Air #rivers #viewfinder

Oil on Board - 8 x 10 As you can see from this and the last painting were painted using a portrait format. After the first few years of painting outdoors I made the commitment to always try to bring a viewfinder with me.

One element I have been experimenting with this year is how I apply the initial tone to the canvas.  I only recently discovered the correct term for this is Imprimatura.  In the past I used to tone on the spot in relation to the mood and sky, sometimes grey sometimes yellow ochre etc.

One element I have been experimenting with this year is how I apply the initial tone to the canvas. I only recently discovered the correct term for this i

Father Christmas Painting| Ed Cooper| Eds art Classes

Santa - Oil on Canvas Paper Here is a painting of Father Christmas, painted in one of my last classes of Unfortunately, I have been sick with an awf

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Grimm Fairy Tales J. Scott Campbell Ruff Stuff 2012 Vol 2 Sketchbook Goodness(behind and right) Mercy(front and left)