Cherry Cobbler, Guilty Pleasures Series, © 2019, work in progress (click on image for larger view)
This is a blog about painting: specifically, representational fine art, generally, using oil paint. I think a lot about what I'm doing, and those thoughts about subject matter, technique, influences, frustrations and delights all show up here. It's all about the journey.
Monday, October 14, 2019
The Grainer Brush
Before I left town, I visited the local art supply store and— inspired by the recent workshop— picked up a few brushes I've never tried before. Today I used the "grainer" brush on the wood texture below—it creates a softer line than the painstakingly stroke-by-stroke work I've been doing (see upper left) and it spaces the lines neatly. I'll continue to explore the possibilities.
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