Monthly Archives: January 2017

Studio journal 1/8/17

Here’s the studio corner with recently-worked paintings drying. The bottom-right painting, Sub Rosa, is still in the starting stages.  You can see the gray-tone ground throughout. 

Lukas 1862 oils test drive

I used some of the Lukas 1862 oils I wrote about before.   I’m still not ready to add the brand to my oil paint reference because I need more testing.  In their marketing material, Lukas emphasizes the ‘smooth, buttery’ quality of their paint.  Virtuality all low-end brands make this claim.   I can attest that…