Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Ladies in Waiting 2, water lilies

"Ladies in Waiting 2"
5 x 7 inches
Acrylic on hardboard
I really liked "Ladies in Waiting," from a few days ago, so I wanted to try it again in a palette knife painting. I pushed the dark and light values for stronger contrast, but mostly enjoyed painting the lily pads! I did this painting alla prima (all at once), which makes it have a nice thick texture and interesting mixtures of colors. The palette knife creates a challenge for me when applied wet over wet, but that forces the paint to interact.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

thanks for the heads up. This is really incredible.


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