Wednesday, October 19, 2011

EDM #24(? again?) and Painting #3 of 120

Painting #3, I don't like this one.  I don't mind the melon but I hate the background.  I wanted a soft soft barely there pink, not the 1968 bathroom pink. ( and this is toned down)  What did I learn?        
1.  Practice mixing paint   2.  Mix some paint up and test it out before laying it down.  3.  Do what I did for this one... Move on, it is a bad painting, I'm going for 120 of them and this is just one of them.
I hated the cat in the entry below and thought he was horrible until I loaded it with the photo of him and then I didn't mind it as much ( Yes, I made him fatter than he is, I see that now)

6 comments:

  1. This is a great project. I admire you for taking it on. You will learn so much about painting and seeing especially. Of course, save these early paintings to look back on later. You may find you like them much better with some distance. I think they are wonderful!

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  2. I have so much on my plate at the moment, or I'd be joining you on this project. I've always wanted to learn oil or acrylic. Some day though!

    I think this isn't as bad as you think. The melon looks like it has good volume. Definitely keep it to see how much you improve by the end!

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  3. It's a great textural painting. I like the pink too, it has a lot of character, and becomes more than just a subtle background. I think its a good balance.

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  4. The background might not be how you wanted but I quite like it!

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  5. I really like the transitions of colors in this one ^^

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  6. Striking painting, I love it. Her expression is so well captured.
    This is beautiful. Really enjoyed catching up with your blog. What a great painting. There were so many amazing views - I could have painted many more too
    it's very nice blog, keep wondorfull and sharing your blog.
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