Monday, January 13, 2014

Coffee Beans & Jar in sunlight

"Coffee Beans & Jar in sunlight"
9x12 acrylic on canvas panel
Available through DPW gallery/auction

Day 13 of 365 days

This was previously painted in 2011 or 2012 for a challenge - although I don't recall which challenge. During those years I did as many online challenges as I could find. I felt as if they were my schooling - a chance to try different things & learn a few things. And doing the challenges, much like doing daily paintings, gives an artist a chance to improve their techniques.

I did rework this painting in 2012 (and tweaked it in early 2013) - I was not satisfied with the sun rays on the back wall. But I like them now - not too strong, not too weak. And, of course, that splash of bright blue. I love working with that cobalt blue!

1 comment:

CrimsonLeaves said...

Such a beautiful little jar.


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