• Ghosts in the house

    23 days ago - By Real Art

    Oil and conte on paper 22" x 15" I set out to copy a beautiful painting by Elizabeth Blackadder  to see if I could learn her way of handling oils. I'm not used to oils but familiar enough to know that they behave in a completely different way to acrylics. Not surprisingly, I had hardly begun when the painting began to assert a life of its own as they are wont to do, and I ended up with something a bit different but definitely more "me". Here is Dame Elizabeth's painting: Still life with pomegranates by Elizabeth Blackadder.
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