Thursday, May 01, 2008

Painting in colour

Here's a double whammy update on our painting classes from last Thursday and today. They actually work together as you can see the progression from this to adding more colour; working in low-key colour; and eventually moving to high-key colour.

Last week:

There was a warm spotlight on him, hence the warm yellow in the middle.

This week:

Phew ... I'm not sure about this high-key stuff - very not me (although when Hockney does it it looks fab). I had to really let go of any inhibitions, especially on the last one. Its all about learning though, isn't it?


Alison said...

Good for you - experimenting like this I'm sure it's useful in the ling run. I think you might enjoy seeing Elizabeth's knitted blanket - it's so original. You have to click on 'older posts' to see the whole thing.

Adele said...

Interesting stuff! It's different than your other stuff, true, but isn't that what makes you grow?

steve said...

Beautiful! I really need to get back to painting again!

Carole said...

I think that last one is particularly fab! You've done a great job with those wild colours.