Exaggerate the essential; leave the obvious vague. - Vincent van Gogh
Welcome! This blog began as an assignment in a digital art class. That was in 2008. I decided to keep it going as my art journal. It is fascinating for me to see how a painting develops, so this is where I post my painting progressions and exciting new things I find on creative blogs and websites. I hope you will learn along with me about painting, drawing and all kinds of art.
Out the window (with revision)
Took off my glasses for the drawing
and left them off for the painting.
Working on value.
Ugh....feels terrible to paint without being able to see.
But I need to work on this. So out of practice.
I decided I did not like the way the roof slanted in the original painting.
I "fixed" it.
Interesting to note how the lighting is so different in the two photos.