Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Face No 2

I hope to paint at least one per day. 
That's my plan. 
The point is to get me to the art desk.
And to get there with no pressure to create a perfect painting.
Just get there and paint one little face.



While painting tiny faces, I have to get OK with the imperfections. 
When I see it this size I want to repaint her
even though I do like the looseness. 

I need a brush with 3 hairs.
I need a size 000 flat brush and angle brush.
And sooner or later I will move my standing Ott light with magnifying glass from the chair zone to the art desk.
For now I'm just making do

and showing up.

5 comments:

  1. Showing up is what it's all about...the rest just happens and sometimes it can be quite glorious. "Glorious" seems like a dramatic word, but it's true.

    I love your tiny face...in little form and blown up. I cracked up at the brush with 3 hairs. Yes!!!!

    Have a fun day!

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    1. Thanks Lisa, I'm serious about 3 hairs. I think I have one some where. Gonna look for it.

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  2. I once saw a square framed piece...maybe it was 20x20-ish, but had all of these tiny portraits in it!!! I have never forgotten it and that is why I love the thought of 100 faces!! Maybe today will be my first! Your little faces are wonderful, loose and lively!!

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  3. Love her, reminds me very much of Modigliani. Annette x

    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. It's unanimous. They are reminiscent of Modigliani. Wonderfully precious little works. You go, girl!

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