Inspiration: Kerry Martin 3

Whilst in Tasmania last week I visited the Stanley Art Gallery and discovered Kerry Martin‘s work. Her large oil paintings feature an incredible use of light and shadow that draw you deep within the work. Each work evokes the feeling of a dramatic and sublime world reminiscent of Romantic era […]

Recent photographs

I have updated the photography gallery with a number of new photographs. Check out the macro, landscape, and water galleries. Most of the new photographs are from Cradle Mountain National Park in Tasmania, Australia.

Virgil Elliott on Oiling Out 1

Found this on quote on WetCanvas about oiling out a painting: Oiling out with linseed oil before painting into a dried passage is preferable to using retouch varnish to resaturate the colors, from a standpoint of sound archival practice. Oils dry partly through oxidation, and varnish over the top of […]

Mediums for Oil Painters article 2

I came across this article Mediums for Oil Painters by Kenneth Freed. It gives a run down on the different components of oil painting mediums: To painters, discussing mediums can be like a political debate. There are pro-Maroger, anti-Maroger, pro-natural resins and anti-natural resins, as well as pro-alkyd and anti-alkyd […]