Thursday, May 31, 2012

Small Landscape Painting | Marsh Painting | Small Oil Painting | Daily Painting | Southern Marsh by Carol Schiff | SOLD

I just love playing with the palette knife.

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I love smearing the paint around with it.  I love the textures I achieve.  I love trying new techniques with it.  I like the way I can just give my knife a swipe and it is clean, so unlike cleaning brushes :(


It is maybe a little addiction.

Most of the time, I like to incorporate the brush and the palette knife into a painting, but some days I just go all the way with the knife.

It's kind of like cleaning my kitchen counter.  I could clean off my counter for hours on end.  I have to have a wet sponge and then I could just wipe, wipe, wipe.  It's just so satisfying.....and I guess that it how I feel about using a palette knife.


The only thing I don't like is how fast my tubes of paint disappear!

Have a fabulous weekend!!


6 comments:

hmuxo said...

EXCELLENT painting with the palette knife, Carol. You make it look so easy..The water looks great..

Mermaid's Palette said...

These are beautiful! I have never tried painting with a palette knife- looks fun!

John Smith said...

Interior Painting
Hi nice work i just want to ask what type of color you use in this painting if guess water colors?

Carol Schiff Studio said...

Thank you Hilda and Mermaid, for your kind comments.

John, this painting is done in oils.

Julie Ford Oliver said...

Love the juicy texture and beautiful colors, Carol. You weld that knife like an expert!
Love the results.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

I really like your use of the knife and the colors are just delicious! Sorry I have been away for so long. I see my two CS originals every morning and they bring a smile to my face.

Bises,
Genie

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