Friday, March 28, 2008
Another asparagus painting! The one I painted a few days ago sold, and I had planned to use it for my larger grouping. So, I was forced to paint another one. Not my favorite thing to do, repeat a subject. Still, I find every painting has its special challenges and interests, even if it's a repeat. To see how Asparagus 2 relates to Asparagus from a few days ago, page down five or six posts to see the earlier version. They are a little different from one another. First of all, they were two different plates of asparagus! I always paint from life.
This painting, like the other recent ones, is not for sale.
Thursday, March 27, 2008
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
For the next two weeks, I will not be posting any of the paintings I do for sale. I am focussing on creating a grouping of these paintings for an upcoming competitive show.
However, if anyone particularly likes and wants to buy one of the paintings, I will be glad to accept a commission to re-paint it sometime in late April. Just write to me with your request.
Monday, March 24, 2008
Today I got caught without a prepared canvas to do a new painting on. So, I went back into one that I published on March 13th. I brightened it, made the shadows a more distinct color (violet) and refined the peach slices somewhat. I'm planning to put this and some of the others together in a more complete grouping, where, taken together, the paintings are further enhanced. To do that, I may have to go back into paintings after the first day they're published, to polish them up a little.
Monday, March 17, 2008
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
Friday, March 7, 2008
Thursday, March 6, 2008
This was a tough one to do in one afternoon, because of the juxtaposition of such dark darks and such light lights - all in very wet paint. This a beautiful dark little ceramic pot. Even in person, it's hard to tell if it's black, or red-black, or brownish-black. Very soulful.