Category Archives: Oils

Lure

5×7″ oil on board

This was a fun experiment with lead white. Turns out it gets really yellow after a while, but putting it in a sunny spot whitens it right up.

I bought this vintage lure just so I could paint it. I love the thing! What have you bought for the sake of a still life?

“Modern”

On ‚Äúviolently modern painters:”

It seems a pity even so simple a technical course as could be furnished by an ordinary house-painter as to a decent manner of putting on paint, has not been indulged in.

Page 64,  Oil Painting Techniques and Materials by Harold Speed