Friday, October 1, 2010

Women Reclining In Blue






I drew this the same morning as "Artist and Model 2."

Drawn from life.

Mixed media on white Coventry paper, about 10"x20".

11 comments:

  1. This feels like the coolest temperature, mood, of all your blues. Also the most relaxed?

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  2. Unusual format...love the composition!

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  3. Almost looks like a reflection. Nice.

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  4. Blue, blue, blue... how soothing. Love the sailboats in the background so very much. The figures are stellar.

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  5. very intense and beautiful painting!
    I love the strokes and colors

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  6. hmmm

    looks familiar?

    when you rework a piece do you do it in the classroom setting or at home? This is an improvement (my opinion). Often when you rework you run the risk of overwork

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  7. Banjo, definitely cool. Most relaxed? Maybe for the viewer. One of the least concerned with what was in front of me; maybe relaxed in that sense.

    AH, a hybrid. Seems appropriate for these mermaid-like creatures.

    Thanks, Shanna. Me, too.

    Thanks, Pierre and Paula. I was playing with reflection, objects that suggest other objects. (While it was one model, one pose, I tried to make the figures look different.)

    Denise, thank you.

    PA, I'm always risking overworking; when I go too far I either decide I like it "too far" or paint over it or rub it out and draw over it. I'm doing these by myself, at home--so classroom of experience, plus community of artists and bloggers for advice and feedback.

    Yeah, no cubes.

    Thanks, Casey.

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  8. PA, I just took out the confusing "studio" reference. (I was using it to mean I'd changed the drawing after the model stopped posing.)

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