One of the primary artists responsible for the rebirth of folk art in the 1900's was Peter Ompir. This study features his look and adaption of his techniques. Ompir loved to paint on old items, especially metal objects, so this study has been done on a coffin-lid tray from Western Metalware.
Complete Supply List:
Painting medium of choice
Napthol Red Light
Black Umber (Burnt Sienna + Carbon Black 2:1)
Flesh mix - Orange + Unbleached Titanium + touch of Raw Sienna
Medium blue mix - Unbleached Titanium + Storm Blue (Value 4-5)
Jo Sonja's Sure Touch
#3-4 round, #4-6 filbert - Basic painting
#1-2 short liner - Fine details
#2 striper - Stripes, stem lines
1/2" old filbert or flat (1/2" Oval Wash) - Applying Retarder Medium
3/4" mop (3/4" goat hair mop) - Blending out Retarder
#0, 2; 8-10 Blenders* - Applying and blending out glaze applications
1/4" Oval Wash - landscape backgrounds and details on inset
*Blenders - Domed Round Blenders, Pointed Round Blender and Oval Dry Brushes are excellent blender options.