Torned…on one side I did want to continue on this painting, Kerstin, model, would be some antic goddess of an enchanted forest…then finally decided to let it stand where it is now, finished? I will answer this next time I get to this painting, instead went to one that is waiting to be finished…Nicole Breitenbach, she does not live in some enchanted forest…but in some imaginary world of her own, followed by her sisters, or maybe just her lingering auras, shadowing her in every of her steps…and I did not even had a drink or smoke anything…:)
In the next few sessions, you can bet that the model in the background will be more ‘vaporous’ if I can say it like that..
392-21 Nicole Breitenbach Huile sur fond acrylique 18x24(45x61) 2012-01-30
Kept working on it today, redraw the face and mainly the eyes, the way she look at some distant, I don’t know what, or maybe she’s the modern version of some antic personnage like Galadriel, in the Tolkien’s saga, the lady of the dark forest…well it is late and maybe my brain is just spinning out of tireness, so here’s the picture and the suite…tomorrow or in a few days or weeks, depending if I let it rest for a while…
413-09 Kristen sous un beau ciel noir Acrylique, 24x30" (61x76 cm) 2012-01-29
A black canvas…but maybe it wasn’t the best choice for the model I did want to paint, and I not good at making hard choices…:) so I did both…
My muse…for this painting, Kristen Bronson in a beautiful place, a forest that seems fill by sunlight, ok the photo is in black and white….
and my desire to paint on a black canvas, why, I guess to try something a bit different and also in acrylic, which sometimes give very good things, sometimes not so much good things….
the result is, not quite finish yet but soon, I think it will be a quick painting this time…
I guess the title shall be ‘Kristen under a sunny black sky…) 🙂
Kristen sous un ciel ensoleillé de noir
A second painting completed within a week, to me, it is almost a record….:) so that unknown, a bit shy model, hiding her face, just showing her boots and hand, will rejoin the big pile of painting completed in some part of my ‘atelier’…which is becoming crowded with all of those paintings…wil have to get a bigger appartment…still have some room for more though…
So here’s the latest addition to the 2012 collection…
398-18 Modèle et bottes...30x20(92x61) huile sur acryl 2012-01-27
from an unknowned model, so unknowned we don’t even know how she looks….but she seems to like her boots, and me too…:), and on top of that a challenge with hand, still the one part that give me trouble, much more than anything else, except foot, but most of the models I do paint, are wearing boots, so it does not show that I’m bad at drawing feet…
398-16 Modèle et bottes...30x20(92x61) huile sur acryl 2012-01-24
To let a painting go..and sign it, had to rework the latest Sophie’s version…in many points I think it gained something, of course it also lost something…but nothing to dramatic, I think I will let it rest for a few days….not much is missing, at least I think…maybe a bit of work on the eyes, a bit of hair do…and…maybe just sign it…:)
379-38 Sophie Marceau Huile 24x30(61x76) 2012-01-23
I know that some of you, peoples who come to visit my blog, are eager to see her, Sophie, again…so here’s the latest version, not quite finish yet, but not much missing…which for me is quite difficult to put in term of hours, or days, but soon this painting will rejoin my 2012 collection…
379-37 Sophie Marceau Huile 24x30(61x76) 2012-01-21
and a slideshow…
Yes finally this painting is over, finish and of course signed….
and this timel, seems to me it is more finished than abandonned, like when we tell ourselves, oh I will sign it because it is going nowhere or youre afraid it will go bad or you just got to the point you feel you cannot do anything more….of course I don’t think a painting is ever finished, like perfect….
But this is my best work, nothing less than that….at least for this year….not to bold as a statement…isn’t it?…:)
383-42 Modèle inconnue dans chaise blanche Huile sur acrylique, 24x36 po, 61x92 cm 2012-01-20
of course it should be temporarely…was planning just working on lights, a bit done, more to do, the cloathes, shadows, textures, and finally did retouch a bit of everything, so right now it is somehow on certain aspect better, but did lost some details, of course it should be back in the next few touches…or hours, or days….
383-39 Modèle et chaise bizarre sur fond IKEA... Huile sur acrylique 24x36 po (61x92 cm) 2012-01-16
IKEA? well the bacground of the picture of the model was kind of just white…felt I needed some settings for her and her chair…just happened to stumble upon their catalog, so it became the background, should have remember the names of items…broskeborg….Krumbrell…Tulan0spk…:))
Well the week-end went, I almost did not see it go….all kind of little, meaningless things to do before a new week start, at least manage to do some painting…. ouf….
Reworked this painting of a modern dancer, mordern? well she does not wear a tutu…I guess I’m better at painting than describing the art of dance, like to paint dancers though…so the last version, almost done with this painting, but not signed yet…I prefer to wait, look at it and probably I will find that a little something is missing….
406-18 Danse Huile 28x20(70x50) 2012-01-15