Friday, December 25, 2015

Dana and Jacob - Painting Day 1

So added Amber Shellac and then dove in to the painting. I'm loving how the paint is resolving the background and creating a space.

Jacob is looking flat I need to go to a richer Brown in his flesh tones.

The window is looking crooked.

I need to do a study of boots and the side of a bed.

I am debating leaving Dana unpainted. Is it too much of a gimmick? Is this an action just based on the fear of not tucking this painting up?

I like the idea of a figure separated visual from its sorroundings. The space is intimate but the figure is disjointed and apart from everything. I will have to sleep on this.

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