Friday, May 21, 2010

Back Again

"Twin Falls" 18"x24"

"Hands" 9"x12" for Art Class

"A Portrait of the Quiet Gardener" Watercolor 12"x18"

Friday, May 7, 2010


Seaside Sunset 12"x24" Acrylic on Canvas
So, I had no idea how this looked at all until I had stopped working on it and came back to it later. Overall, I think it's not bad. But the colors look to me like cheesy postcard colors. Like a picture that's been super-saturated without any regard as to whether or not the colors look good together. The couple in the front don't help with the cheesy-ness factor. But I didn't want to overcrowd it with more figures....All in all, I would not hang this on my wall. Well, I did mess with the colors a bit, and I think that what I want to go for is something more like this:
But I'll make the clouds lighter.
Here's my Art Class assignment from Sunday:
"Mom" Unmeasured Graphite on Paper

I also made this quickie, mostly to see how I could play with color in faces:
"Scared" 5"x5" Acrylic on Canvas