I've been painting. I think I am finally recovered from the frantic prep for my February show--a story I won't share, but I assure you it was a
So here's the first one. If you follow me on Facebook, you've already seen it, but not everyone has a FB account (it's true!) so I have to post it here too.
|Looking Up, 24 x 24 inches, soft pastel on paper. SOLD|
A friend of mine is wholly responsible for this piece (well, except for the painting part, which was all me). He insisted he loved this angle and I should do whatever I had to do to correct the camera distortion (it was warped!) and make it into a painting. I decided to give it a try, and after about two weeks and fifteen attempts, I came up with a workable drawing. After that, the painting was pretty easy. I loved doing the bubbles in the glass.
There is a funny and charming story (I have a funny and charming life--just ask me) about how I got the reference images for this and the other paintings in the series. You can read all about it in this post and this post.
More tomorrow. I promised a flurry and a flurry we shall have.
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