Here’s the painting from last weeks easter weekend. It wouldn’t be Easter Sunday without a wee fat bunny.
I wondered what rabbits had to do with Easter and it turns out they are celebrated around this time of year since before the 13th century in pre Christian Europe. Eostra, the goddess of spring and fertility was one of the deities celebrated and her symbol is a rabbit 🐇. As for the rabbits hiding eggs that’s still a mystery to me?🤔
One of my favourite mediums to use is paint and paper. I did a lot of oil painting in art school but once I graduated I fell out of love with it. It took a few years before I could think about using paint again.
When I did get back on the painting bandwagon it wasn’t oil painting i focussed on using but gouache and watercolour. Gouache was a whole new medium to me and it is now firmly my favourite. You can use it like watercolour and paint in washes. Or use a slightly thicker mixture to get a colourful and opaque mediumRead More