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Painting detail .. or not

October 10, 2009

I am impatient about most things but when it comes to painting the discipline of drawing and painting detail defeats me, but this is what I am supposed to do for this unit of my course.  First I started with tomatoes….


but got bored with the amount of cross hatching I needed to do.  I thought the contrast of untampered-with tomatoes might work, but I think its dull.  I set up another still life:

Bamboo pen and coloured inks

Bamboo pen and coloured inks

I much prefer this, but it only took 20 minutes.  I love working fast and getting the feeling of speed in my pics.  Its got much more energy in it.