Theme and Variations :
The small paintings I will show here are themes and ideas that continue to engage me - ideas about color and how the brush makes it's marks. It is my garden, always the same patch of earth, but always changing. And I return to it again and again with pleasure
Copper Kettle / Study
Color! The richness and variety of the orange in the kettle, fabric and flowers are complimented by the blue green of the foliage. To my eye this is irresistible!
Thursday, November 1, 2012
I painted this in class as a demonstration of the topic called painting darks. It is rough and direct,
and painted on heavy paper. I was surprised to see the physical brushwork that I find so attractive in painting on the smooth surface of Yupo. Painter talk.....
7" x 9"
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Changing the Scope and Intention of this Blog
When I began this blog in April 2010, I envisioned it to be a way to show the small studies I was painting almost daily, my visual version of a journal. Now because it is the process of painting that engages me and not just it's format, I am going to include in the blog, larger watercolors. I hope you will continue to join me in this absorbing process.
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