Irish Autumn Light – time lapse painting

Irish Autumn Light

The previous post discusses the materials used in this painting. One item, noticeable by its absence, is a medium. My usual is Liquin or Linseed Oil, or a mixture of both. Only at the end of the panting, when I needed the fine lines of the tree branches, did I use White Spirits and this is a solvent, not a medium.

I am trying a style of fast, fresh looking paintings without ‘fiddly’ details, but not vague either. This method involves using colours without flowing and spreading help from a medium and using large brushes for everything, even for details.

For years I painted using very fluid paint. This was also a fast method, but at that time I was also working in watercolours so this was probably responsible for this approach in oils.

Enjoy the video!

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7 thoughts on “Irish Autumn Light – time lapse painting

  1. Hi Liam,
    I clicked on your video to watch it and it said, “this video is private”.
    This is totally unacceptable as I need my Liam fix!!!! Please advise!!!
    -Your Faithful Fan – Alissa

  2. Pingback: Glendalough – Oil Painting « PictureS

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