• Yes Minister

    6 monthes ago - By Real Art

    Oil and graphite on card 11" x 13" I have just finished watching the Jeremy Thorpe scandal drama on BBC television. And brilliantly acted by Huw Grant in the title role. It's a reminder of how vulnerable our politicians can be. There are a few big diversions from the norm here for me. Firstly, the use of oil paint which is definitely the opposite of gouache. In a way the oil is more forgiving and suggestible or at least that is my experience. Next, this is a move away from abstraction and back to a more representational approach. I worked on a discarded acrylic gouache painting and you can...
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