Clara von Sievers - Cherries
in your houses
which you do not
know to be useful
to be beautiful.
This was the little pre-study I did, mostly from memory of scenes I’d seen driving early that morning. In some ways I like it even better than the finished painting.
New painting! “November Fields,” 20x24” oil on canvas
Wow, look at that bread texture
Oooh. Nice texture.
“This mystery writer starts out by sketching illustrations of her story, and then knits together her tale from there. Her method got me thinking — this could be a very useful tactic for those suffering from writer’s block. Take a break from those obstinate words and just freehand the images bouncing around in your head instead.”
Cool! I wonder if it works in reverse… like if I get artist’s block, could I describe my painting in words…?
Beautiful without being over-sentimentalized.
First really complete egg tempera still life. I’m very happy with this!
The Blue Ball Jar • 2011 • 16x12” egg tempera on panel
That’s the way you do reflections.