Tuesday, January 5, 2010
My beautiful 13 and 1/2 year old Golden Retriever died today. I shall miss him so much. He was a great companion and we had many wonderful adventures together.
I found this marvelous black perfume bottle tucked away on a shelf in one of my favorite thrift shops. There were many bottles but this one was beautifully shaped and eloquent. I tried to maintain a deeper and more grayed background. I wanted the bottle to command a quiet and dignified center of attention. The background color was just working in this painting so I took the liberty of reworking the value structure.
This is a copy of a photograph that I saw on FB. I wanted to give credit to Beautiful Dreamers's Photography. I generally never copy...
I have a tendency to overwork a painting and this was an attempt to limit brushstrokes and to work quickly and deliberately...... ...
This is in response to a request......