Okay, now that I run my own business, and it's holidays, and I have nothing better to do, I've been bitten badly by the oil painting bug. I've found a large long panel of wood (three in fact) quite heavy, but fun to paint on because it is so smooth. Problem is, I'll need a lot more oil paint than I presently have. Gulp.
Anyway, here's the progress on this panel, which I think I've finished. NOW I have ideas tumbling around for more paintings, nothing like this one, but using same black background and rich jewel colours. Watch this space. Of course, any comments greatly appreciated.