Sunday, April 18, 2010
Pears on Red
In this painting I was working to create shapes that would construct the form of the pear. I wanted to work with vibrant color and chose the red piece of silk that I had stashed away in my piles of fabric. I felt pretty good with the results but it took many tries before I felt that I was actually seeing the shapes correctly. I have found that there is so much to learn that I have to bite off small bits of information at a time.
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......