Do you have a favorite repurposed item?
I really enjoy oil paint. That being said I don’t really paint in oils. This is because I am not a fan of the solvents and rarely is my workspace equipped with the proper ventilation. I aspire to do more work outside but that lends to it’s own set of issues not the least of which being dependant on the weather and my skins complicated relationship with the sun.
Now though (probably before now but I just got around to really looking into it) Water Miscible Oils are not just a thing. They are a professional grade, works just like regular oils yet cleans up with soap and water when wet kind of a thing. I will have to start squirreling away some funds and time to experiment with them and see if I dig them as much as I suspect I might.
I just finished varnishing Continue reading “Gilded trees”
I worked on my more traditional trees today, though even they are not actually black and white.
Continue reading “Trees forward”
The red tree makes me think of the light at dawn. Continue reading “Background switching second round”
I try as a general rule to resist impulse purchases. I know how a couple dollars here and there can add up quick and choke out a budget. Continue reading “Impulse buys”
I am working on some more trees, because that is my thing lately. You can see what the trees below looked like last time I worked on them and others. *including the five I have recently finished here: Trees in Progress . I am taking these three fun birches below in a different direction than the ones I recently finished. I hope you enjoy them.
Continue reading “Not quite as little, Little Trees”
When I Varnish I like to go all out. My motovation for this comes from the fact of indoor air pollution. Some people smoke. Some people burn incense. Sometimes furnaces has problems and fill the house with nasty smoke. Continue reading “Varnishing Points”