Oil Finger Paintings by Iris Scott

One day while completing an oil painting of a field artist Iris Scott needed to make a few quick adjustments to some yellow flowers but every brush at her disposal was stained a deep dark blue. Not wanting to stop and wash the brushes she decided to make a few quick touch ups with her fingers, a small change to her process that would immediately change the course of her career. Wearing a pair of surgical gloves Scott now paints exclusively with her fingers bringing an impressionistic sense of color and texture to all of her paintings. The artist has a number of original works available on her website as well as prints over on Etsy, and here’s a quick video of her discussing her work on YouTube.

Oil Finger Paintings by Iris Scott painting

Oil Finger Paintings by Iris Scott painting

Oil Finger Paintings by Iris Scott painting

Oil Finger Paintings by Iris Scott painting

(Via: Colossal)

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