|The closed grisaille stage of my painting. I will need to do one more black and |
white layer before adding color.
Flemish-style classical realism, on the other hand, is kicking my ass. I have been frustrated and bored at the same time, multiple times. I find that since I already know how to paint, even though it is not the same style, I am at a disadvantage. I am not a clean slate that a teacher can impart wisdom on with no previous experience that gets in the way. I am an old dog. Felmish style painting is my new trick, and as the saying goes, "you can't teach an old dog new tricks".
|One of two pieces I am currently working on.|
|The second painting I am working on. I am struggling with their mouths at|