This blog is my portfolio of artwork, a journal about my process of making art...and the things that I have no words for...


Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Work in progress...this one is taking a long time...

Work in progress "Blue Sky" as of 10/6/2010 (There is more than one blue going on in that sky...)

Work in progress about two weeks ago (maybe three, I've been glaring at it for a bit of time)

Work in progress a week ago, getting there
Hmmmm... I can't seem to find a first photo of this one when I started it with the Easter egg bands of color...I don't know what I was thinking at the time, but whatever, I started to go with it one way about a month ago, then changed my mind pretty much right away, tried to cover it up with a pale blue, then glared at it for another week or so, and then went back to it last week, and then tonight I glazed it with some cobalt blue after washing off the "sky blue" that I made and didn't like at all...it was too opaque...but I love how those bands of colors still show through, and no longer regret them...

I was lying on my back on the porch one day, I had a bad cold last week (haven't had one this bad in a long time), and the sun was out on one of the days that I spent at home nursing myself back to health (lots of tea w/ honey) so the dog and I bot had a nice lie down in the sunshine...I stared up at the blue and the blue stared back...it was lovely, and I felt so happy looking at it...one of the things I love about being up here on top of Irish Hill is this unobstructed view of the sky, it's what got me back on track painting all those years ago...my mind is just abuzz with this blue, and I want to make more of it soon...hopefully I will finish this one up this weekend, and I'll have the final piece photographed and ready to show!

2 comments:

Renate Lutz said...

Wirkungen von Übergängen der Farben, in ihre Gestaltung eingehen, den Fluß finden, Grenzen auflösen, ihre Wirkung in der Gestaltung so kennen lernen. rlz. ps. mit Interesse betrachtet, eine, meine andere Sprache spielt dabei keinerlei Rolle, mir geht es um die Bilder.

Gina said...

its looking lovely ... enjoyed the description of the looking/seeing the sky. isnt it always the case that a solving of a problem takes us somewhere we would never have gone in the first place? nice work >>> Gina