Friday, 3 December 2010

Roxy part 2

Here in this stage, I have painted the background .
All I am aiming for here is a suggestion of grass and sky, and a little shadow.
Hopefully I have that!

11 comments:

  1. I Like the subtle shades you've used for the background Pat.

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  2. Thanks Gretchen, I'm pretty pleased with it. xx

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  3. Hello Pat,
    just found your site from Carmen Jimennez...
    Love to be here enjoying your beautiful painting.

    all the best,
    nensa

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  4. Welcome to my blog, Nensa xx

    I hope you enjoy watching the stages xx

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  5. You have done just that....
    suggested a promising painting...can't wait to follow it's progress...right to completion! well done!

    thanks for sharing..I love reading artful blogs!

    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

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  6. Pat I notice you are doing the background first, this always the last part I do, sort of have to work up to it.

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  7. thanks Carmelina, I hope you enjoy the progress xx

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  8. I suppose we all work differently Frank, it makes art interesting. :)
    For me, I always do the background first - mainly because if I did the dog first and perfectly, I'd be petrified of ruining it with a poor background !
    A subtle one like I have can be thrown further back by the painting, or made bolder should the finished dog warrant it.

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  9. I love the way the background is very subtle - makes Roxy stand out so much more, whilst still giving an impression of the situation the painting is taken from. Excellent!

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