Last night, I prepared my canvas and did the texture with gesso, paper and cheesecloth. Today, I'm going to start with paints. It's ages since I did any 'real' art and I'm looking forward to it. I'm taking a break from ATCs but might do some cabinet cards -- I'll see how I feel.
I've photographed a couple of oil paintings on wood that I did a long time ago - here they are: