Saturday, May 30, 2009
Taking A Breather
6 X 4 inch oil painting on canvas panel.
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Here’s another in the bird series. The dark mask and all the colors on this Cedar Waxwing caught my attention. Doesn’t he look like he’s about to fly off and hunt?
On of my goals in painting this series is to loosen up my brushwork. I’ve been getting tighter and tighter in my landscapes. After going through a bunch of paintings from a couple of years ago I realized that I was loosing the bold brushwork that I started out with. I’ve been trying to keep the number of brush strokes to a minimum with these birds, to be lay down the paint with confidence and leave it there. Honestly, these are a blast to paint! They might just become a regular subject.
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