Friday, July 23, 2010
Getting ready to fly to Santa Clara on Monday afternoon for the big Colored Pencil Society of America Annual Exhibit and Convention (check http://www.cpsa.org/ for details). Therefore, I haven't wanted to start a larger piece, but I want to continue to paint....Project 100 is great for this purpose.
This painting is 6 x 8 on Colorfix sanded paper, rust colored, using my favorite scribble stroke. I've included the start of this painting below so you can see how loose my strokes are when I begin. The get tighter as I progress but never quite obliterate the rust of the paper underneath...that's an effect that I really like. With white paper you get white flecks, with colored paper you get the color showing through in little flecks.
Number 16 work in progress