Acrylic landscape

This was my lightbulb moment. The moment when I got into my flow and didn’t want to stop for a cream tea – yes I know it’s hard to believe. I did drag myself towards the fresh cream and jam but only because of peer pressure and greed!

Acrylic landscape detail 1

This is what I came to learn. This is what I love about how my favourite artists paint. I’m so excited now that I understand how to do it too.

Acrylic landscape detail 2

Using MDF, priming with gesso, tonal underpainting, layering colours, mixing directly onto the board and directional brushwork.

Acrylic landscape detail 3

Yesterday I bought MDF, primed seven pieces ready to go and am now about ready for another try.