Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Back to Work


Well, I started working on this new piece.  I thought I would use the watercolor paint in a heavy fashion, but I decided not to.  I'm trying to go slow.  Keep the highlights clean, work the shadows down.  Although I wanted to abstract it I think I will just go with what I see and don't try for anything in particular.  Just paint.

Instead of working in the basement studio, dark and away from everything, I brought the work upstairs near a bright window.  What good is a studio if I'm going to be painting in my dining room?  Forget it...I know, I have a space, but it's not ideal.  Someday, a loft with north facing windows.  I can daydream.  In the meantime, it's back to work.

4 comments:

  1. Looking good! My studio is upstairs, and I usually bring my work to the kitchen also- I call it my studio, but it is more of a supply room!
    Sheryl

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  2. Is that on Arches? I ask because I think I can see some cockling - maybe its a trick of the lens.
    Good for you for just painting :)

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  3. Yes, Pat it is the Arches paper.I decided to keep going on the Arches and use the other as last resort. You'll have to translate 'cockling'!

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  4. Sheryl it's nice to have a space, nicer to have a great space, which I do not have. By great space I mean window walls!

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