Month: May 2021

Oiling out and Sinking In: An Interview with Michael Harding

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by Abigail LashbrookTopics: Artist Interview Photo courtesy Razlyn Lysaught Sponsored by Chelsea Classical Studio Oiling out is just a part of the process for a lot of artists, but if it’s overdone it can damage the quality of your painting, and frequently the need to oil out is completely avoidable. There are a few common causes for dulling […]

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Working with Paint: An Interview with Michael Harding

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by Abigail LashbrookTopics: Art Inspiration Rembrandt, Self Portrait at the Age of 34, oil on canvas. 1640. My main motive for producing paint came out of looking at Rembrandt. As a young artist just out of art school, I wanted to paint like him and I couldn’t reproduce, with my materials, what I saw in his paintings. […]

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