Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Guitar Player (so far)

This one is not finished, but I reached a stopping point on it. I'm trying to come up with a painting for the "It's Instrumental" show we are having at Wehner's School of the Arts  in January. The paintings are supposed to fit the theme of musical instruments.

I pulled out this photo I took some years back to see if I could turn it into a painting. It's always fun to paint with company, so I went to Cindy Csalovski's open session "Studio C" this afternoon from 1-4 PM. So that's why this is incomplete - I had to pack up and stop painting at 4 PM! But it's always good to stop and step away at some point.

This is a 9x12 done on Richeson sanded paper, the first time I have used it. It seems to be a pretty decent surface and has a decent amount of tooth.

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