Saturday, May 12, 2012
6x6in oil on canvas panel SOLD
Another fast one so I can spend time with my son while he is visiting.
Still working on the fracturing and trying different yellow mixtures with this one. I set up a higher key
and then thought it needed a dark, so I put in the knife.
The only dark is the shadow
all the way at the edge.
(My eye stays in that spot.)
The knife adds a dynamic angle
and dark value to offset the
light colored, round shapes of the
It also moves the eye around
and back up to it.
I am a painter living in Las Cruces, NM. After many years as an illustrator I turned to fine art to develop my own artistic voice. I currently teach talented and enthusiastic artists in oil, acrylic and egg tempera painting. I am also a member of the Artist Guild of Southern New Mexico.