Monday, January 20, 2014

DOCKSIDE

"Dockside"  Original oil painting, unframed, 6" X 6"
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Today I jumped into a small palette knife painting.  I have always felt that the reference tells me how it wants to be painted.....what media, what technique and size.  I considered this technique to be just the trick for the choppiness of knife work.  I wish, however, it had spoken louder when it told me the size.  6" X 6" is not the easiest when it comes to wielding a palette knife and juicy paint!  I enjoyed painting this, despite the frustrations of thicker paint and difficult transitions.

2 comments:

M. M. Harman said...

You made it look easy! All those shimmers and sparkles on the water, reflected back onto the post and objects...beautiful...and with a knife! Another beauty.

Carol Hopper said...


This painting looks as though it flew off your knife. I love the vibrancy of the painting and think you are very lucky to be living where you can see water and boats whenever you choose.

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