Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Developing a theme

Working with "Comfort Zone" has become rather like working with an old friend. I begin to know this chair so well that I can imagine the feel of its curves as I work. Developing the colour studies - not quite there with the chair yet but feel much happier with the background colours now.

The grisaille is an ongoing work ........ everyday another step forward. One blessing to living here is that the oil paint I put on one day is dry by the next! I knew there had to be an upside to living in the desert!
“Shades of grey wherever I go,
The more I find out the less that I know
Black and white is how it should be
But shades of grey are the colors I see.”
Billy Joel


Anonymous said...

The grisaille is superb, and so is the pastel. The background is great.

Kim said...

lucky you to have the warm weather Anita...... I am about to paint the hands today in my two (epic) portraits.......
this is looking superb...what medium are you using?

Anita said...

Thank you Dave!

Kim - there is warm weather and there is warm weather - we are around the 43 degrees C (109 degrees F) at the moment! I need to go and check out the hands.

Mary said...

Anita I love both of these, you have really come back in full swing.

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