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Sharing the lessons I teach at the Artist Guild and the personal discoveries in my art.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Doorway Shadow



Doorway Shadow

6x6in oil on canvas panel  85.

This is my entry for the Daily Paintworks Challenge

 The Shadow Challenge. We are asked to find a subject with a dramatic shadow
and to make the shadow an important part of the composition.



Artist Note.

This is done from memory of a beautiful row of doorways in Guadalajara, Mexico.
I really enjoy making the shadow transparent by looking at the color changes
on the different surfaces




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    1. Thanks - do you think it is the colors that appeal to the eye of beauty?

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  2. Lovely palette knife--lovely doorway. Great memory.

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    1. My illustration background helped form my visual memory. It saved a lot of time. Still cannot remember names though!

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  3. How I wish I had your memory :-)) The light just strikes you...thanks to the shadow . xx

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