Thursday, December 21, 2006
daily painting practice 113 - vermillion
This is one of those ArtBoard wood panels. I gave it 3 coats of Artboard gesso and an undercoating of muted green oil paint and let it dry for a week. The surface is a delight to paint on.
soldStep back my creative juices are out of control! I was going to paint an arrangement of a glass vase with all these colored glass beads inside it with all the reflecting light bouncing off, but it seemed more fit for a studio painting than a practice painting. So, I grabbed an old tube of vermillion paint and a cup from the bathroom. I wonder if Van Gogh would have painted a plastic bathroom cup. I kept to my 2 hour time limit and had fun with the process. The reflective light on the cup is my favorite part. What do you think?