Turpentine diaries 1/6/2019

This morning I finished the first painting of 2019, Along 4th Street. Today’s session was the 14th with this painting, which is par for a painting of this size, 40″x 50.”

The finished ‘Along 4th Street’.

I used my normal medium throughout except for some of the lights, such as the those in the large orange bag. I added a tiny (really small!) smidgen of sun-thickened linseed oil to the medium for those lights.

Gone are my oatmeal box brush holders. My daughter gave me heavy canisters for Christmas that make great brush holders. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to get on my hands and knees to search for brushes after knocking over the oatmeal boxes.


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