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Posted on April 18, 2015 at 12:34 1 Comment 3 Likes
I began to paint roses and some flowers this month for the first time in oils. They are truly fun but I prefer landscape painting over them. These were done from some of my own roses and they are called "Double Delight". I did them from photographs I took a few years ago.
What was different in doing these, was the supports I used. I made my own from masonite, and then primed them with Gamblin's oil ground instead of water based gesso. I added texture as well specifically to…Continue
I've finished my painting using a painted ground. What an interesting experience. There is a big difference when you do this as on a white canvas it's much lighter. Will post tomorrow the picture. Happy painting!
Hi Jeri Yes it is not a common name in NZ Our Boucher side of the family From NZ days came from Christchurch way. My husbands father was a shepherd.
Love your soft brush strokes in your paintings.
Glad to be your friend. This is a cool site for all level of artists and a great learning tool. I am fortunate to live not that far from Richard R. and he is so generous with sharing his skill which he has spent a lot of tome mastering and I have seen it change over the years. Such a talented young man.
Oh my Jeri. I just today saw the friend's request. Not sure how I missed it, but would have accepted immediately had I seen it before.
Hi Jerri, If I may ask, when are you coming to Santa Fe? and who is giving a workshop? I seem to hear about them after they are done! Thank you for the friend request. It is an honor!
Thank you Jeri and I look forward to seeing your work.
Hi, Jeri! This site is filled with nice people who are very generous in sharing their knowledge. So nice to have you here!
Hi, nope - live half a continent away from Yosemite but have enjoyed my visits to the Golden State.
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