Friday, May 2, 2008

"On the Shady Side" (sold)

Oil on Board

I don't know if I have ever painted the same subject 5 times in a row! (I did the past three posts and also a watercolor besides this one). I'm not sure that this is "the painting I wanted to paint" yet, but I do feel like some things came together in this attempt. There is a pleasant balance of values and of the colors for me--at least in the original--the blues in this photo are a little too blue. Also, the composition isn't overwhelmed by the dark shape on the far right as it is in yesterday's post. I often paint fairly thinly and really enjoyed putting on some "juicy" paint!

1 comment:

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

These are all wonderful.