Sunday, March 6, 2011
Mr. and Mrs.
I call this little painting Mrs. Pitcher... so feminine! She is one of my two entries (see her mate below) to this week's painting challenge. The challenge was to mix a new color each time I put down a different stroke. This forced me to have to really focus on value and temperature, and to paint with real precision.
Here's Mister Mister... my second entry to this challenge. I did two because the challenge was so enlightening. So often I fuss with my paintings to the point where I overwork them and they seem to loose some of their vitality. This challenge - using a new color for each stroke - helped keep the paintings looking fresh and spontaneous. I love it when I learn a new trick!