On October 18, I posted an acrylic study of a flower shop. Here is the finished product. It's a 12 x 16 oil on clayboard and I've been working on it here and there for the last four weeks. I haven't done an oil like this for quite a while and, I have to say, I'm pretty happy with it. I haven't posted for a couple of weeks mostly because I've been busy with this painting and several others that I'll be happy to share soon.
I attempted to participate in Illustration Friday last week. The word was ENERGY and I worked up an idea of kids playing in leaves. I spent about six hours on it. My sketch had energy. My first version in Corel Paint still had energy. But, as I tried to fine tune the details of the drawing I zapped all of the energy out of it and ended up trashing it. Oh well. As I've said before, art (like life) is a journey and I learn something new every day. I don't beat myself up too badly when I have a bad week.
Thanks for stopping by. I hope to finish another painting this week, and I'd also like to work on the new IF word for the week - TAIL.