oil paintings and photography by Amber Honour

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Oil Painting Portrait – Part 5

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 5

I don’t have much to show this week. I’ve been working on a surprise painting that I can’t show until it reaches its destination. So while I did work on my portrait some more, I spent the majority of my painting time working on the […]

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 4

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 4

One step forward, two steps back. I’m sure I’ll eventually get where I’m going. I’ve been putting off working on this painting for months because I felt like it had reached a point where I could only screw it up. Lo and behold, I completely […]

Painting a Collection

Painting a Collection

This week has been hectic and I haven’t had time to paint. I was more productive last week though and got this painting started. I need to glaze some red/orange in the clouds and add a bit more detail in the foreground, then it’ll probably be […]

Painted 46 & 2 Times

I was working on this painting on Sunday and … GASP! I repainted the sky. I didn’t want to do this, it just started happening, and then it kept happening. I was completely absorbed in listening to Tool and my hands got away from me. Before I […]

Art Extravaganza

Two weeks ago, my daughter’s school celebrated their annual Art Extravaganza. There was an art walk through the school, an art exhibit, and plays (My daughter performed adorably in her kindergarten play). The school invited parents to contribute art to the art exhibit and auction. […]

Brick Walls

Some days are genius and every stroke with the brush is perfect and every color comes together without thought. Other days I mar the canvas with every stroke of the brush and can’t mix an accurate color to save my life. Days like that make […]