Progress has been made!
But it takes quite some time
for the oil and cold wax medium to dry
so I am not quite finished with this painting.
Began with some basic shapes.
Found this cradled wood panel at Blick's in Seattle
and thought it was a good size for my first cold wax medium (CWM) painting.
I prepped the raw board with acrylic gesso.
Then mixed up some paint with the CWM (about 50/50),
and scraped it on the board.
The CWM + oil paint was thick and smooth,
but not buttery like oil paint right out of the tube.
I began scraping into the paint.
Oh! That's right, I put some marble dust
into the brownish paint/CWM mix for the closer mountains.
You can kind of see that in this shot.
This view is with the white and CWM covering the top fifth.
I love the texture already! Maybe next post it will be finished.
Thanks so much for checking in!