When the sun is bleak and the heart is heavy it’s time to do something you normally wouldn’t do…and that’s paint with acrylic paint with your left hand.

I come from a family where natural fibres are considered far superior to anything produced in a factory or laboratory. So I remember being quite challenged by the name “acrylic” at Art School. Why would anyone want to use acrylic paint, I thought as I slopped the irky mix onto my portrait number sixty five. Why would anyone use this paint for anything but practice or fun? It’s not a serious medium..ahmm..Hence my ascension into oil paint and my love of everything oil.

The dominant definition is:

“Acrylic paint is a fast drying paint containing […]