Roadmaster

I completed the painting of the Roadmaster yesterday. Today it will take pride and place in the gallery. This painting is painted on a birch ply cradle board and measures 16” x 20”. As with all my work it is for sale and can be bought through several means. Direct...

I Get Asked Why?

I often get asked “Why bother adding colour to your wood burnt pictures, when they look good as they are?” I hope that this painting of the motorbike half done, shows why. I find the combination of the two mediums gives me a texture and result I can not get with any...

Roadmaster WIP

As you see, I have started to add colour to the bike. It is a slow process getting the colours mixed just as I want them. So far this has taken 31 hours, including the burning and drawing. Roadmaster wirh some colour.

Roadmaster With Colour

This is the way I add colour. The wax part of Pyrowax. At this stage I pick the colours I intend to use, even make new coloured blocks if need be. I use my encaustic stylus with an ink dip nib forced into the end. This allows me to get the fine detailed thin lines as...