Last night it dropped down to 53 degrees. While I don’t like winter all that much, I do like hot chocolate, slippers and hoodies. Saturday I started working on a new painting. Sunday I took the day off and had some tea. Today I worked on the same piece for about an hour and a half.
Christian is still sleeping, but I am taking a break because my studio is losing its natural light. boo. Over the last two days I was able to put the 1st layer down of two new 6×6 paintings. Both are inspired by Elliot Island, MD.
Yesterday I started the waterways image and today the country road. I am learning to be more bold in my paint thickness. This will help my efficiency in this series, I think. I can still remember my painting teacher telling me that I should lay it on. I guess back then I was more cautious about mistakes. I am really trying my best to get the values correct from the beginning- this allows me the confidence to paint thicker strokes.
Here is what I did yesterday and today: