I have wanted to oil paint for probably the last two decades and yet never managed to include it in my art life. I am not sure what kept me from that besides investing in a new medium and fear that it was a hard medium to master.
Somewhere along the way, I had implanted the belief that oil painting was beyond me. Not sure if it was my original fear or planted there by some well-meaning person I met somewhere along the way. Either way, I avoided trying it for many years.
I have never been a fearful artist, I am usually the one who explores new things and likes to see how far I can push things in my creative adventures. Yet oil painting always left me wanting and yet not allowing myself to give it a try.…