sophia ~ water soluble oil paint on collaged watercolor paper, approx. 4" x 6"
sophia was maybe my fourth or fifth oil painting. i stopped shortly after i painted her to wait until i got more colors. initially i ordered six colors and yellow wasn't one of them; i thought that raw sienna would be so much more useful for faces, and it is, but you need yellow!
when i ordered more colors i got this airtight palette. i wanted something that wasn't too big and definitely airtight...
i'm *amazed* at how far oil paints go - the smallest dab of color is all you need for most things. so far i've used a lot of white and a very little of everything else!
me painting with watercolors in my 'office' this morning. it may be possible to have too much paint, but i doubt it.
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“Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.”
~ Claude Monet