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You've been painting with WHAT ???

Updated: Sep 22, 2023


Oil Painting of garden

This 8x10 painting above of a scene of from my backyard is 95% finger-painted! In a "Let's shake things up" move, I decided to just follow my gut and do a little tactile work. You can't get very bogged down by detail with a gloved finger as a tool! If you were thinking the 5% I did with a brush was fine detail, you'd be wrong, though. The only brush work was to put down some paint outlines of the bigger shapes.

But you are seeing a LOT of brushmarks! That's because this is a previously used panel that I painted over in white long ago. So, technically that is just the starting texture. I do love how those old brush lines give a sense of detail where there is none!


I had a ton of fun with this, so I decided to go BIG with it! Here's a 24x30 inch finger painting, but on a smooth panel. This is "Depths" a scene from last year's bicycle painting tour in Croatia and other Baltic countries. This one is about 75% finger-painted.



And, lastly a lion (12x12 oil on linen) which is about half finger-painted. The reference photo is from Moraway Adventures. They are friends who specialize in helping clients have wild animal encounters on custom trips!



For any more information please Visit www.adventurepainter.org or email me at info@brittgreenlandartist.com

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