Welcome to My Scene
"My Scene" is sharing a finished painting or my 3 step process to a finished painting using photographs or sketches. Asking, how can I make this scene or subject mine from refrences that hold my attention longer than 5 minutes. Some photographs are just....photographs not paintable interesting subjects. So let's began and hope you enjoy your painting experience........JoBeth
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Painting on the Run
Keeping up with life at times dries out the palette. I remember when painting everyday was common, if just an hour. I fall into one of two categories ...getting slower with menial task or my plate is full. Whatever category or shoe that fits, I am persuaded to speed up or scrape the plate. However a window opened to produce a couple of new images. Don't know about most of you reading this blog, when time is limited.......my focus, get paint on paper. My photographs are categorized with one slot labeled maybe. These are references that almost found themselves in bed with yesterdays news. This slot isn't opened often....you have those too....where was this? Soooo...long story short, the two paintings below where several photos in the 'maybe' slot. I seldom use one photo for a single painting.....a maybe subject from one and background/foreground of another. These paintings are not chosen for the travel channel because they don't have zip codes. I want to set at the table, smell the flowers, or walk down the street even better shop. Painting what could be.....