If you've been reading my blog for at least a year, you know that this is not new for me. I quite frequently find myself in situations with multiple deadlines within a short period of time. This is my life and I love it! I may be a neurotic, stress-case for a few weeks, much to the chagrin of my very patient husband, but I do get things done. It's going to be a "fun" couple of weeks!
|I started this painting today. JoAnne Artman, from JoAnne Artman Gallery, |
picked this image out of three that I had chosen for her. She wanted a
painting of full-bodied men in bathing suits. It's a pretty funny image.
|I had originally planned on just painting the three guys but when |
I finished the underpainting, it didn't look complete. The men
didn't "relate" enough to the white background, if that makes any sense.
It needed more.
|I decided to add the shadows and once I did that, the painting felt better composed. |
I'm pretty happy with it now. Tomorrow I start the final layers and refinement of the men.
|This is the original image. As you can see, there's not |
much detail in the faces. As you blow the image up, there's
even less detail. I am having to make most of details of their faces up.
I also managed to finish the four little paintings for the Art and Chocolate event that Stephanie Breitbard Fine Art is putting on. I really enjoyed working this small (6"x6"). I would love to do a few more but I probably won't have enough time with all the other pieces I have to do.
|I'm sure most of you recognize the woman in the top, left panel. I already|
painted her once, although larger and not so cropped. She has such
amazing eyes that I had to paint her again for this small series.