Capturing Water Texture with Oil Paint

Capturing water texture with oil paint Recently I have been using variations of blues and greens for capturing water in my koi paintings. Since water is clear and reflects its surroundings you can use a variety of colors to create water and its reflections. Water also provides ever changing abstract shapes, which offers limitless ideas… Read more »

How to paint with transparent oils

Over the years of painting I have learned that I need a defined mission in mind before I start a new painting, especially a large one. Ideas come to me as I travel and visit certain sights. “The Water Garden” (36” x 48”) idea was discovered as I was visiting Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. Combining… Read more »