16 Nov Experiment on Barn Wood
This is an experimental piece and one of several I’ve been working on these past few days.
Its painted on a distressed piece of linen, mounted to salvaged wood from an old barn on our ranch – one that is slowly being reclaimed by the elements. I used clear gesso to prime it, then a patina to warm the edges. The painting itself is from a limited palette of about 4 colors – plus white. When I started these, I must admit it felt a little like painting on a saw blade. But after I finished this one today, I’m beginning to like the results.