Saturday, February 8, 2014

1720 Stir

sold still life, acrylic

3 comments:

  1. Looks like i am the early bird today. Your idea about squinting shouldn't be a problem for Lillian as she is always squinting. Has been for years. Stir's main flower is a lot more yellower then yesterdays. And those other flowers have a pinky look to them.

    I'll have to try your squinting idea after church.

    have a blessed day, dearie.

    Marge

    I am getting a lot of practice squinting with your secret codes

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  2. Lisa i do not squint that much, a little sometimes. i can see the secret codes very well.

    i like the balance in this still life. it is a balance between the three in a row on the right with the main yellow one on the left. the greens keep them apart.

    well past my bedtime. almost 10 pm

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  3. Hello! Thank you for remarking on "Stir." The light I used wasn't as bright so it changed the colors of the flowers and their surroundings a little bit on this one.

    Well the advantage to squinting (I resisted at first, I didn't want to give myself lines!) at what I'm painting is that I can identify only the most important and essential details of what I'm seeing. If I don't squint then my eyes make midtones out of everything - I don't know why that is, but it is true.

    I have problems seeing those secret codes myself - it takes me three tries until I get it - I was keeping track of the random words that would come up -thinking I could string them together and unlock some greater meaning - I lost interest in that endeavor pretty quickly.

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