Paint composed of pigment ground with a variety of drying oil (linseed, walnut, poppy, or safflower), in varied proportion. Painting in oil converted the eagerly welcomed possibility of magick into a tangible alchemy.
When I showed this to Ray, I didn’t know him very well. He flipped the painting on the easel. We were all quiet while he chinned his knuckles and stepped back.
“I was right,” he said. “It does look like a divine being shitting itself.
We hold that divine being in the highest estimation.