Monday, June 8, 2009

1st & 2nd atttempts at BW&4C painting exercise


Second attempt at this exercise.











This was my first attempt at the black and white/ color exercise. I really think this is helping me to "cut to the chase" when deciding what is worth painting and what to let go. Don's painting of the tree is wonderful. I will try this again!

5 comments:

  1. I like this, Jan. You kept the values through to the color version and the combination of the hard and soft lines of the house and tree is very pleasing.

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  2. I never saw a tree I didn't like, but this one is absolutely beautiful.

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  4. This is such a cool way to "see" your process, I can almost imagine you talking about it as you paint. Was it any easier the 2nd time around?

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  5. It was easier to make the value judgements on the simplified forms the second time around.

    From about 20 feet I can really see the values are pretty close in all four panels. That, I was pleased to see.

    Not sure if I got too putsy on the more defined versions.

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