Here is my first oil painting, it is of the old wooden jetties at Derwent Water in the
Lake District. My photograph that was used for this painting was taken about 12
years ago and I am pretty sure these rickety old jetties have been replaced for
something much stronger and safer. When I was there early that morning the jetties
were very slippery and I can remember nearly going for a swim!!
I have enjoyed using oils and have found them pretty easy to use once I was used to
slower drying times. Anyone who has used acrylics in summer will know how little
working time you get before its dry. It also seems like there are a lot more
techniques and working methods availible to you when using oils, so I am looking
forward to experimenting more on future paintings.
To view the painting go to Originals