Here is my first painted cut-out. I had tremendous fun. I love painting on wood and I love oil colors, more than acrylics (which I used a lot before turning to digital painting). I rediscovered the pleasure of mixing my colors on the palette and the soft touch of the paintbrush. I haven’t decided what to do with it yet. My home doesn’t have enough space to store my own art. Maybe, I’ll keep producing and try selling on a Christmas market. or something similar. I have so many ideas… this is going to be fun.
I’ve been wanting to go back to physical painting for a while. I have so many good memories of painting on big wooden boards, drinking tea, and being careful not to drop the paintbrush in the cup (which nevertheless happened more often than I can recall). So I got a scroll saw machine and reopened my box of oils. THIS IS FUN! I still paint the draft digitally, colors, shades and all, which I find very practical (it’s also quick and it gives me an idea of the final result, even if I’ll improvise a bit on the way). These COBRA oils are fantastic, they dry so fast and they are diluted