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
I'm pleased to announce that the season-inspired series is now complete and the listings are live in my Etsy shop! Click right here to view these and other available works now --> https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/StudioLlewellyn
Hi everyone! It's Polly here, coming to you from Studio Llewellyn. In the spirit of keeping you up-to-date with my current work, I'd like to announce that the "Wildlife studies" section of my Etsy shop is now live and ready for you to explore! This section features my oil pastel drawings of woodland wildlife, including … Continue reading Dreaming of woodland wildlife