The Promise Of Evening, © 2018, work in progress (click on image for larger view)
This is a blog about painting: specifically, representational fine art, generally, using oil paint. I think a lot about what I'm doing, and those thoughts about subject matter, technique, influences, frustrations and delights all show up here. It's all about the journey.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
When I worked on this painting this afternoon, I thought it would be funny to title this entry "Nose Job," because all I did was a little redrawing of the nose. But then I got excited about the prospect of mixing some blues and oranges to make the color of the skin through the sleeves, and that ended up taking a couple of more hours of work. And one thing led to another, like the hands and the quilted pillows and the boot and pants... anyway, here it is, and the likeness is now where it needs to be:
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