This blog serves as a space where I can share the process of my painting journey.........
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Red Bird---Red Chair
I know that you have seen this one before and I was never satisfied....given what I am learning and acknowledging about myself I went into it one last time. Now, I LOVE it. Learning to trust ones instincts is a big step forward. At least it has been for me. I decided that using thick paint isn't a curse!!! I wish that my red chair still existed...but it doesn't. There is a purple chair at the thrift store that I have my eye on and I just may get it. It took me many days to get this composition right back when I put it together...that is a key element to success. There are times when you want to paint so badly and taking the time to lay out a good workable composition takes so much time! But, a word to the wise...take all the time that it requires.
Oh, and by the way....it is not a sin to use black. I make mine from alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, and cad yellow med. It takes a bit of mixing to get just the right balance.