Two recent paintings

quick portrait, oils

Painting children is a bit of a challenge, but this was fun. It required use of Indian red, a colour I hadn’t used before.

And since there was paint left on the palette and an alternative board prepared, I thought I’d have another go at drapery:

another study of drapery, oils

2 thoughts on “Two recent paintings

  1. I love your point that working with a new color is a fun and interesting challenge!

    Old hat to anyone who paints, I have no doubt — but something of a revelation to this “every color is just another crayon in the box” visual low-literate. 🙂

    1. I am still a novice with colour and have acquired quite a few second hand tubes of paint so don’t always know what to expect when I take the lids off 🙂

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