New layer of portrait painting workshop

New layer of portrait painting workshop

       A series of 4 3-hour workshops with Oksana Zhelisko at Paintspot in Edmonton.  Thick, bold strokes with big brushes, not to get caught up with small details and each painting was supposed to be done within 3 hours.  Oil sticks and scraping methods were also...
Oil Stick Workshop

Oil Stick Workshop

The first two photos were done exclusively with oil sticks whereas the last two landscapes were mix with sticks and oil paintings.  In both cases, oil sticks add the extra texture, fast and direct effects on paints.  They are my new favourite mediums!