Tag Archives: oil painting

New Zorn Palette Still Life

Carrying on with my limited palette studies – “Things Aren’t As Yellow As They Seem”.  Oil on canvas paper using only cad red deep, yellow ochre, titanium white and ivory black. Enjoy! K.M.

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Zorn landscape

Worked on an underpainting for a small landscape oil painting yesterday.  Although the Zorn palette (cad red, yellow ochre, black and white) may seem more suited to figurative work I thought I’d try it out on a landscape. Quite like … Continue reading

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Zorn fruit revisited

Realized my first attempt was a little chalkier than I would like so did a minor retouch – still getting used to this very minimal 4 colour palette. K.M.

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Zorn Palette Fruit

My first experiment on painting a subject in oil using the very limited Zorn palette. I used cad red for my red, ivory black, titanium white and yellow ochre.  This piece is done on 9 x 12 in. canvas paper … Continue reading

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A couple of cows

I couple of 30 x 30 in. cows. One is acrylic on canvas – the other acrylic and oil on canvas. Can you tell which is which?  

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Modern contemporary koi

There’s a lot of koi paintings out there and it’s because it’s such a great subject. I wanted to create something like I’ve never seen before.  Having fun with mark making here. Enjoy! K.M.

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Last one for today…

Just finished this 4 ft x 4ft underpainting. Love the scale- feels like I’m in the koi pool.  I need to make a run for more burnt sienna before any more underpainting can be done so that’s it for today. … Continue reading

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