“What Paints do you use?”

Whenever I meet a fellow painter, particularly a painter whose work I admire, one of the first things on my mind is, “What paints do you use?” Even when faced with an international ‘best seller’ artist, when one is supposed to drag up questions of tremendous insight and gravitas, I really have only one question – what materials does this artist use and why do they find them better than others.

Well, with that in mind… and with the slight whiff of arrogance that someone might actually be interested enough in me and my work to be concerned with such things, here’s a little video depicting the oil paints that I’ve been using recently.