Textured and Cradled Landscape
Oil on Cradled Hardboard, with texture added. 8" x 8" x 1"
SOLD at $45.00 plus $5.00 shipping.
Detail below, showing texture.
This one is on cradled board, and I've extended the little landscape around the top, and side edges. I'll paint the bottom once it's a bit more dry. No frame is needed. I added texture before painting and gessoing, but using some Molding Paste. (See blog post below.) The texture added an interesting dimension to the painting, very nice. I'm not sure I would like it for, say a still life, or a portrait. But for landscapes, yum. ( It is hard on brushes, of course.)
Welcome to my daily painting blog. Here I'll post my efforts to paint one small painting a day, with a little wiggle room by saying five per week. I work primarily in oils these days, but also love my watercolors. I hope you enjoy my work, and as always, your comments are welcome.
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And so it has taken me all of sixty years to understand that water is the finest drink, and bread the most delicious food, and that art is worthless unless it plants a measure of splendor in people's hearts. ~ Taha Muhammad Ali ~
"I would like to paint the way a bird sings.”--Claude Monet
All of the paintings here are available for purchase plus packaging and shipping, except those marked "sold" in the title and description. Paintings are sold on a first come, first served basis. For information, email me at NelVanL@aol.com Thanks for your interest.