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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Progressing On New Painting!



I have completed a picture of sweet peas but my photographer is out of town until next week so that will have to wait. So I began another painting and thought I would show you where it is at this time. It is 9 x 30 and I am using the Daniel Smith Primatek colors to get the granulation for all these rusty sprinklers! It has been difficult as these are only about 6 inches high so each area where all the mechanical parts are is quite small and they have become miniature paintings I guess. There is still work to be done on them but I am already scared of the background to go around all these little parts since I do not use masking!!! I will have to come up with a plan on how to proceed with that for when the time comes. I have included a close up so that you can hopefully see some of the granulation that occured.
These are copyrighted pieces so you are not allowed to be painting them for yourself. I am just showing you in hopes that it will inspire you to try these paints and do something similar! Good Luck!

3 comments:

V. Bridges-Hoyt said...

Wow! Janie, these are fantastic pieces and such a different subject for you. I love it and can't wait to see it finished.

Mary Jansen said...

I can sense the excitement coming from you Janie! We are all chomping at the bit waiting for the finale of this piece!

Jane Freeman said...

I have been working on the shelving below the sprinklers...it took me days to figure out what to do there...unfortunately...it is very gray out and will be tomorrow too so that I will not get a picture posted right away...I need to photograph it outside and so someone has to hold it above the snowbanks!!