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Monday, 10 January 2011

Painting Objects in an Interior

Lost the passion for paint during this work and had to kickstart my painting by assuming the stance that I was painting it for me. Did manage to breathe fresh life into it. Think that the lack of a tonal sketch for the interior as background limited my support for painting rather than the drawing of perspective. As a result it felt like an exercise

Felt that I got some balance of exuberant colour and accuracy but also the need NOT to complete the painting when statement is reasonably complete. nevertheless the colour studies, I find invaluable now as is research into how artists paint 'contrasts of space' using contrast and harmony .
Have learned also the essential nature of paint opaqueness . Still not confident in using acrylic though and will change to oils soon.

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