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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Scheming to take the Crown (boy, does this movie make us gals look bad!)

These are the steps~
When I begin, the painting actually looks terrible. It's amazing what I end up with, tho. I'm thinking about the neutrals and how I can use them to make the more pure colors pop, which is hard to control with acrylics. This one took roughly an hour because there are two figures. Natural light from a window~one of my favorite light conditions. I'm also thinking about how to organize the brush strokes and just what brush to use for the best effect.

A little melancholia today; being a creative it comes with the territory. Painting or creating helps lift the cloud a little...

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