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Spiritual Stuff? Hmmmm…maybe.
Lately I have found myself asking…” why do I paint?” A simple enough question one would think. But to answer that honestly is actually quite hard. I’m not even sure it has just one answer….it all depends on one’s mood. Sometimes I paint because I need to make something I can sell, ie…to make money. …
The Gate Oil on board 280x410mm Palette knife.
I wasn't happy really with yesterday's efforts so scraped off half of foreground and redid it😆😳😬. Purakaunui Surf. Oil on canvas 1800x1020mm Palette knife
Mission accomplished 😁.
Started on my big canvas😊 1020x1800mm...its taking a lot of paint$$$$!!! Normally would work the whole canvas and painting all at once...because this is so big just doing a bit at a time...top to bottom. The sea is the next bit....just need to rest my arm first, it's a serious workout!!. 😂😂😂
An old pleinair I did at Purakaunui Bay didn't make the cut so I had scrapped it all off. This is my attempt at resurrection...lots and lots of paint, a big palette knife and an hour to slap it on as I had another commitment to get to. No time to be precious😁😂 Purakaunui Bay Oil on linen 1000x600 mm Palette knife
The studio today😎 #catlins
Sunday afternoon at the Boat Club. Oil on board 419x280mm Palette knife #pleinair #oilpainting
Trying to get more abstact with the Mosgiel scene😁. Hard to let go of realism....practice, practice, practice🎨. Maybe loud music and alcohol might help😂😂😂😂 Oil on canvas 500x500mm Big palette knife mostly...