Wednesday, April 6, 2011
2011 Shaker Still Life #10
of blue with worn spots and notice the work on the basket!
I also started a 14x18 painting since I need new work for
a drawing in my sketchbook. I do this for me, I enjoy it, it
is a great reference and it helps me know where I am going
with the painting.
outside a rust with great shadows. Linda picked this
subject. While I usually give her a hard time about her
subject suggestions I usually paint them and in the end
fall in love with them.
I believe there is a "realness" you do not get if you project it
or computer generate it. I enjoy the drawing process. I am
using Arches 300lb rough paper. I use lots of washes to build
the color. This is the under washes.
If you are anywhere near Mechanicsburg on Saturday, 4/16
I am giving a demonstration and lecture at Gallerie Thirteen
so please join me. Also remember to put my May 7 & 8
Spring Open House on your schedule.