Inspired by Monet Monarch Butterflies
I have always been Inspired by Monet and Vincent van Gogh. Check out the close up images of this painting.
I prepared the canvas with a mixture of marble dust and gesso that I move around to created a stucco like texture. After that is totally dry I painted in oil.
Here are two videos. I did not tape everything I just don't have the time to do that. But it gives you a good idea of my oil painting style. I like the impressionist approach, but I do have my own unique style. I'm not trying to totally emulate that wonderful impressionist era but rather be inspired by it.
I had painted a large acrylic a while back just with that motive. Bunches of butterflies and a field of chamomile and assorted flowers. The painting is very popular as print.
I decided to paint it also in oil.
The painting is finished now. you can buy it from my website ginettecallaway.com