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?
A fun painting from last summer using a palette knife for texturing.
11×14″ oil on board
Don’t think I’ve shared this one before – 24×12″ oil on canvas
A fun, very quick study of a dungeness crab claw in black and white oil paint. I love practicing with values – it is a never-ending learning process!
A fun study of the foggy sky from when we lived near Seattle.
12×12″ oil on canvas
Sinus Pressure by Meg Lyman
11×14? oil on canvas
Limited palette for this one – ultramarine blue, transparent red oxide, and white.
The Gatekeeper by Meg Lyman
16×16″ oil on board
Black Horse by Meg Lyman
12×9″ oil on board
This is one of the paintings I did at the fantastic class I took with James Tennison this summer. He is a phenomenal painter and teacher, and we all had a blast.
On “violently 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