Wednesday, August 5, 2020

An Oldie, Resurrected: #2

Every year I try to get this Christmas-themed painting done before November in the hope that I can show it somewhere; this year, that seems less likely, but I'm putting the effort into it anyway. It's been very disappointing. I see it in my mind's eye one way, but the paint doesn't assist me in that regard.
From a distance, it looks wonderful, with a lot of charm; up close, it looks sloppy and the brush strokes seem chaotic.

A Quiet Evening In Cambridge II, © 2020, work in progress (click on image for larger view)

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