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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Spectacle...365 Days of Drawing.




Nothing like making a spectacle of yourself with a public drawing challenge! This a drawing from last week which I put paint on today. A super interesting face of a teen student from my workshop last week.

The other, is my fast class demo yesterday at The California Art Institute yesterday. A value study of the set-up, a woman slicing bread, largely geared toward a more high key mid-value painting.

The strength of a value pattern makes a painting, I think. This left me less than enthusiastic to take it to a larger painting. Hmmm...could it have been because the model wanted to faint half the time? It wasn't the easiest of classes.




4 comments:

LindaHunt said...

So sensitive and very beautifully painted. I love the subtle color.

Kim Blair said...

Love the bits of red and green you
used in your model's hair, works so well with the colours in the shirt.
Kim

lori diane said...

just love your paintings and will be following your blog daily!!!!!

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

Thank you Linda, Kim and Lori. I had fun with this one.
And yes, limited palette.