Using broad brush strokes, an initial wash of colour provides the background upon which thicker paint is often applied using a palette knife
Spoon the mixture on top of the biscuit base and smooth top with a palette knife
. Arrange raspberries and any left over berries on top and chill overnight.
"Oil Painting with a Palette Knife
" will be shown at Mere Green Community Centre at 1.45pm on September 22.
Hence all the nipply blobs of tube-squeezed paint, the palette knife
Allow them to harden for a few minutes, then loosen them with a palette knife
and transfer to the wire rack to cool completely.
Pour the mixture on a greased baking sheet to make a layer one-inch thick and spread with a greased palette knife
. Put to the side until cool.
This is especially evident in those works that abjure thick facture in favor of barely perceptible patterns: lines made by what must be a hot palette knife
repeatedly drawn across the surface, overlapping rings made by melting circles of pigmented wax.
The view of Mount Snowdon from Nantlle, with its bold, sweeping strokes of the palette knife
, is instantly recognisable as a Sir Kyffin work.
Chill well then loosen from sides of tin using a palette knife
. Serve chilled.
To give the MDF an old stone effect, I used a tube of plaster filler, which I spread over the surface with a palette knife
. For the pillars, I just squeezed out a few extra blobs, and scraped out the relief pattern using the broad end of a chopstick.
It was then that the calendar speeded up and the whole week melted into a succession of [deadline] Thursdays." (McBride later wrote for the great literary magazine The Dial, edited by the poet Marianne Moore, and Creative Art, where his column was mawkishly called "The Palette Knife
." Pieces from all three have been collected in The Flow of Art.) Simply put, McBride wrote and wrote and wrote until he was almost ninety.
Working in acrylics and oils, the palette knife
has long been his tool of choice, but his latest body of work reveals an interesting development.