Tuesday, October 7, 2014
A Painting a Day - Day 37
I took this animal on as a subject because I am now taking requests and someone who purchased one of my earlier paintings suggested I paint an opossum. So, as I often do, I turned to Google for reference pictures. Seeing the creatures through the eyes of a sympathetic photographer they actually do have a kind of beauty to them. And they are cute with their babies on their backs!
So everything needs a chance to be looked at a second time. All of God's creatures have some beauty to them.
I did enjoy painting this. I experimented with wetting the paper and allowing colors to blend and push against each other. The foliage especially turned out well using this technique.
Painting #37, which is 8 x 10, is available for sale for $37. If you are interested in purchasing it, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. The first person I hear from can buy it. Thanks for coming to see my art and read my blog. It is humbling to know so many people are enjoying my art work everyday. I am so glad I can give that to people.