I've written before about why I tend to paint in an impressionist style, but I don't think I've gone into much detail about the various techniques that I like to use. My favourite by far - particularly when painting flowers - is the impasto technique. The word impasto comes from the Italian root meaning "to enclose … Continue reading Impasto… why, though?
One of the things that I like most about painting impressions is that the same subject can leave you with a different impression each time you view it. To me, an impression is what is left behind in your mind's eye after having viewed the subject, often only for a brief moment. If you look, … Continue reading Looking; then looking again
Studio Llewellyn is quiet at the moment, as I am just spending a little time tying up the loose ends of a couple of mini-projects that got a bit lost in the shadow of the "Season-spiration" series that is now complete and available for purchase in my Etsy shop. With that in mind, I thought … Continue reading Why I paint impressions
Hi everyone, and welcome back to Studio Llewellyn! As my Etsy shop continues to grow, I thought I could introduce the various 'sections' of my shop and give a little explanation of the type of work that I'll be offering there. ••• Of course, you're already familiar with the season-inspired pieces that some of my … Continue reading “The Lake” | Original waterscape oil painting on canvas