I've been doing a lot of abstract painting lately, extremely abstract. No brush, no paint, no canvas, I just think about it. Stephen Wright

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Not Lighthouse Hill

Not Lighthouse Hill, originally uploaded by Michael Mitchener.

I've decided to revisit oil painting after completing less than a handful of paintings in my lifetime. I dragged out my paints tonight which haven't seen daylight for about 10 years and found this almost finished oil painting (my apologies to Edward Hopper) from a night school course I took. My instructor at the time kept saying, "Use more paint" and "Quit thinking so much" so my goal is to make this a regular hobby, use gallons of paint and of course, think less. This could go either way.

12" x 16"
Oil on canvas board