|Kathik, 16 x 20, oil on canvas|
I used oils and it is my favorite medium so far, I tried using acrylic in my last painting (three of us) but I wasn't very content. I like modulating strong brush strokes rather than building layers of dried pigment. Because acrylic dries so fast its a very narrow window to add anything to it once its on canvas. With this process I can deliberate and experiment and fix as I go without much elaborate planning.
I think subconsciously, I like the thought of going over past moments and perfecting them.
As with any artist, I wanted to fuss over the details but because I tend to get carried away, I stopped myself after a point just to step away and let it be.
Happy with the end product, I think it might be a series but don't hold your breath, lots on my plate still...