Thursday, January 17, 2013

Signed and Finished...11"x 12" Backwaters...oil on linen

Felt I pursued an idea, pushed things...learned, gave me some directions to play in the future...enough to call this one done.  Was fun...stimulating.  Was even thinking it might be interesting to revisit the theme casting the entire foreground into dark cool shadows with light penetrating the distance.  All as ways to orchestrate a complicated scene, simplify and make a statement.  How complicated?  Well...I'll include the reference image as well...and you can see how I orchestrated, moved things around, chose to leave out...etc.,
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