Whenever I paint, I often get mired in the details. After reading a book called Daily Painting by Carole Marine (love her work), I decided to try some daily paintings.
I confess I haven’t kept it up, but I know I’ll try again because the exercise was exhilarating. I did each of these paintings in oil in less than two hours (the little silver pitcher in 45 minutes) — no time to get picky.
The lesson to myself is that I should do this every single day! It’s by doing that we get better.
What do you think?
Blue Bug in the Woods (6x6in.)
Granny takes a rest (5x7in.)
You’re tickling me (5 x 7in.)
Little Silver Pitcher (3x3in.)
Classes start in 10 days. I’m taking two this semester — Drawing: Media and Strategies and Painting. I can’t wait — need to start getting all my school supplies ready. Enjoy the rest of your summer!
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