Tag Archive for oil ground

Grounded

I don’t mind being grounded by the pandemic. After all, I already spend most of my time isolated in my studio working. But I’m not alone; I’m in constant contact with the world–the current one the past one. It’s not work either. Working on art nourishes and refreshes me. I do miss my weekly trip…

Studio journal 3/19/17

I recently bought some of Rublev’s Lead Oil Ground.  I’ve had mixed results with Rublev products.  Their oil paint is excellent.  Their burnt sienna is top shelf.  However, much of their stuff is less than wonderful.  They purport to be experts but I don’t see any evidence for that claim.  They sell a lot of thick,…

In the studio 3/22/15

I don’t think I’ve shown this painting–Sunday Parade–before. According to my studio journal, today’s painting session is the fifth. It was too raw. Still is, really. The underpainting isn’t finished; but it’s far enough along that you can get a sense of where it’s going. This design is put together from several photos of Manhattan.…