Monday, July 23, 2012

1155 Staying

I mentioned recently that I've been drawing thumbnails to prepare for my paintings. I hope by doing this I will discover a little more about my subjects and compositions. still life, acrylic, 6" x 6", In Other News: I've been doing some value paintings on mylar, this one below is of the peonies I had last week, the image to the right is to show the scale.

3 comments:

  1. Lisa!
    I love being the first to comment on your work!
    This piece is fantastic for so many varied reasons.
    I love the muted colors. Almost a watercolor feeling. I love the design and the movement. I love the fact that it seems to leave a lot for the viewer to imagine and of course to enjoy! Nice!
    Bravo!
    (Welcome Eden Janet!)
    Your art buddy,
    Michael

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  2. Ditto all of the above, I just adore these images, they are fabulous, I long to be able to work with such fluency. I dont know what mylar is, but those are fab too. And as for Brie...how adorable is that little creature, how on earth do you stop yourself cuddling her all day......

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  3. Thank you! Mylar is a plastic-y like paper, so it hold oil - and the thing is you can't exactly see through it, it is kind of frosted, but allows the light to pass through, so it's fun to work with. I saw another painter in Provincetown using it - sooooo, I just had to get my own. Brie the dog typically has her own agenda during the day, - for instance, sleeping under the porch or upside down on the couch - she's very busy this one.

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