Saturday, February 06, 2010


Oil on canvas

I totally forgot my solvents at home and this is mostly, like 98%, a palette knife painting.


René PleinAir said...

I did forget it a few times as well
and you know what? it's such a treat!

You maneged well and the work is just awesome! So definitely no harm done to trow away that solvent!!

Arto Isotalo said...

I like this a lot!

Antti Rautiola said...

Thanks guys.
This is more the style i used to do when i started to paint.
Its refreshing to do stuff with different approach.
And painting with the knife is always super fun!

btw, this is number 401,
that makes 99 paintings before the magical "paint 500 paintings and you know how to paint" barrier.
Almost there..

Arto Isotalo said...

I have only about 460 paintings to paint to reach that point. :)

Antti Rautiola said...

It actually could be easy to get there fast with some of those big wall painting brushes :D said...

If you only have lemons, make lemonade, may be you dont need the brushes, great painting , cheers

Gwen Bell said...

Really powerful. This gives me the sense of a river flowing in a snow covered wonderland. The knife treatment works beautifully! Gorgeous!

Antti Rautiola said...

Thank you, I like your thinking :)

Thank you, It surely is a snow wonderland in here now.
Such a beauty is really hard to capture, but will continue to try.

annukka said...

And this one fell face down on the floor while still wet. Luckily it was the painter himself and not the wife to blame for the accident, and the painting still looks wonderful =)

Antti Rautiola said...

Thanks dear :)