Friday, May 4, 2012

Botswana Herd Boy and Cattle Finished

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I have finally finished this painting (Botswana Herd Boy and Cattle).This painting made me realize that the way I am using oil paints is changing , I am starting to apply the paint a little more thickly than before. In the past I would dilute the paint with Turpentine and linseed oil and and use the paint thinly and sparingly.

I Think this change has been prompted  by the things I have learnt from other Artists on blogspot , and I feel that I have grown as an artist during the past year.Here is just a sample of the many artists ,that through their blogs have had a positive influenced on my art, Karin Jurick , Arto Isotalo  ,  Adebanji Alade ,and Antti Rautiola  go  see some of their work and feel inspired!

5 comments:

Peter Brown said...

Fantastic painting Roger!

Roger Brown My Botswana Art said...

Thanks Peter!I am looking forward to seeing your current painting of the cave finished,the light in it is stunning.

Marja's Stamp Addiction en Marja's Creativity said...

This is fantstic Roger. What a beautiful and creative scene. Love your lightning. Marvelous
Have a nice weekend and lovely greet
Marja

Art with Liz said...

This is terrific. You certainly capture the feel of our beautiful land. And yes, I agree, the lions certainly look really good now with their new hairstyles and shady trees!

Teresa Dominici said...

Excellent piece of work!Reminds me so much of my stay in East Africa.