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9th Annual Art-a-Day Challenge, January 2018!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Renewed Start!

I got closer to that huge detailed painting today!
Since I started this monster of a piece last summer and put it aside up until now, I took some time to re-define what I want from it. To do this I gathered up my brushes and paints and went to Starbucks, my home away from home. I sat in there for two hours painting this color study for the sky and greenery. I wish my camera could take better pictures than this!! So much of my careful brushwork is lost!

This is the picture I started last summer. It's 4'x4' and all acrylic.
Don't get any ideas though, this painting is a long, long, long way from being done.
As you can see it has a lot going on, and my instinct is to simplify and bring in a better
brush-flow. I also think the green houses need to be toned down A LOT, and given a more aged patina. I'm not feeling the bright yellow light either.
The green house window dormers need to be shrunk too in order to give a grander scale to the rest of the picture. like, 1/5th of the size they are now.

Tomorrow is the day I start again!
Wish me luck, this is my next big project!
Stay Artsy,
~Sarah Bosserman


Greg Ashby said...

Oh my.... These are AWesome!!! Not that I'm into space art or anythin... (he says while posting his space cave LOL) I love the mood and the colors.

Lapoynte said...

Greg is the one that knows how to bring out those bright yellow lights. Great Paintings.

BobiWilson said...

Wears me ought just thinking about it!
Going to be a powerful piece!