8x6 oil on canvas panel SOLD
I really enjoyed painting this one.
I can see red again!
And painting every day
I feel the old flow
is coming back.
I sent out my Fall Newsletter
with this new painting in it and
was really pleased with the response.
I am going to paint it larger
and see if I can capture the same
Easier said than done!
I have added to my palette
Windsor Newton/Perylene Black .
if you do not already use it,
It makes fabulous greens
with different yellows.
It also makes a beautiful blue/black
when white is added.
I am excited to find a replacement
for my LeFranc Cassel Earth black paint.
which I previously used for olive greens.
This Perylene black produces a much
greater range of beautiful greens...
and I still get the olive with adding ochre.
I was told LeFranc & Bourgeois had a fire
and that is why it is impossible to get their
They were the oldest
European oil paint manufacturer
and their Titanium White was a joy to use.
Sure hope they come back.