Have you ever wondered what thoughts flicker through the mind of an artist?
Or imagined how to start a painting?
Or to know when it's finished!
What tools to use and even what colours to choose?
Let me show you in this video.
I started with a painting that I didn't like. If I don't like a painting whether it's good or bad it never gets to see the light of day. I have to like a painting to show it.
I had one in my studio, it was catching the corner of my eye and every time it did, I thought, you know we're not friends, I don't like you.
So the other day, I started to paint over it, with my hand, no brushes and just a vague thought of some flowers on the kitchen table. Watch how the story unfolds...
You love painting don't you? You've always loved it probably since you were a child.
But life got in the way.
Now, something has changed, you really want to paint. It's now or never. Time is passing ever faster and you really want to paint.
But, you find it all confusing. And one thing that floors you is colour-mixing. It should be simple, you managed to choose great colours for your home afterall.
But when it comes to painting it starts to get just a little bit tricky!
And the more you try the worse it gets, yes, the mud! Your colours end up looking muddy, not the glorious, clear colours you see in your mind.
Keddie to the rescue!
I can help you. There are some very simple secrets I want to share with you to overcome this problem, and you will be another step closer to achieving your dream. Watch this video.
Watch a Painting come to Life
Have you ever wondered how a painting comes to life?
I get asked this all the time with questions like...
And if you liked this you might like to watch this...
I often get asked how I start a painting. These days I paint from my feelings, experiences and soul. But it took a while to get here.
There are really no right or wrong ways to start. I think you should try anything and see if you enjoy it. Painting should always be enjoyable.
Back in 2014 I painted a body of work under the title Wildlings. It was the idea of a friend of mine, Paul Debois, a photographer who photographed a series of wildlings. Wildlings are plants, growing wild in an unexpected place.
Paul asked me if I could paint from his photographs and so I did. I called this painting 'Wild Thing'. And here is the video that Paul shot of me painting it.
Lynn is a painter of flowers, landscapes, and emotions.