Oil on Board, 9 x 12 inches
Firstly, I should say a big thank you to you all for reading my Blog over the past year and I hope you're all enjoying your festive break. And if you've only just joined, where have you been?
The painting above I did as a demonstration piece a few weeks ago to the Oundle Art Society. On the day, I had forgotten to bring my big 1" household brush, but a lady in the audience very kindly loaned me her pastry brush, which I made do with and enabled me to paint in the foliage. Not having painted anything for over a week, I checked back in the studio today and refined the painting a little with my trusty 1" brush.
Here's the painting on the day, showing how far I got in the allotted two hours using the pastry brush: