SoldWeek five and not bored with it yet.. I used Pthalo blue (what a stubborn colour!) burnt sienna and white. Thought I'd pick up a few notes, hang them on the line and see whether the music will play...! Just for fun. Size is 305 x 305 x 15mm - stretched canvas. See next week and thanks for watching.
24 January 2007
Number four in the weekly paintings and I almost missed the bus... This one was done at the last moment and without lengthy planning, pondering and wondering, "just do it" is a good motto. And sometimes fast art is good art.. but you be the judge. Phew! Till next week... take care. Size 305x305x15mm By hook or by crook it's... sold already.
17 January 2007
11 January 2007
7 January 2007
Here it is... numero uno. I had fun doing this one - have been wanting to paint a penny farthing for some time. It took me about 3 hours to do, it's a small painting, 8" x 10" or 203mm x 254mm on a stretched canvas. After laying the base colours I blended it all, smoothed it over and then started working into the paint with my paint blender. Then added some more paint with my lovely new shader brush and there it is - done! Thanks for the visit.. I plan on doing another one soon, so feel free to pop in again.
4 January 2007
.. and a peaceful and safe 2007 to you too. The aim of this blog is to get me to paint more regularly, in other words to cut surfing the web and dilly-dally and get down to business. Yes, yes I know an artist has to have the inspiration, but I believe there is much to say for some discipline and hard work too. Practice makes perfect, and that's what I intend to do... at least one painting a week. So here's to 2007 - may it be a good one for all!