My latest painting is a bit of a palette cleanser (pun intended). I wanted to try out a few glazing techniques to build up a rich depth of colour (and an excuse to break open a delicious new tube of burnt umber). I seem to have driven past a lot of cars hidden under tarpaulin…

‘Spinner’ 7″ x 7″

The Different Strokes Challenge for January was ‘Ovals’. The use of perspective and foreshortening in this painting turns the wheel into an oval and adds drama. I was really pleased with the way the chrome bumper turned out!