All posts tagged: still life

Still Life, January 2021

I’ve just finished working on a much larger still life in oil on canvas and I’ve been sharing the process on my Instagram account (@durfun). It’s not perfect. There are composition, colour and other issues I’d like to change, but I don’t want to dabble […]

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Back to basics

A bit of repetition on a theme here (sorry), but I really need to get back to basics. In fact, calling it ‘basic’ is a misnomer. Getting back to the ‘hard’ is more like it. Observation. Painting what I see (what I actually see). It’s […]

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Oil Sketches

Anybody that knows me will know that now and again I struggle with confidence. This is particularly apparent when I’m painting, or more to the point, not painting. It’s about connection. Sometimes I ‘get’ the connection and everything buzzes along for a while. Other times, […]

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