In keeping with the ‘paint smart’ plan, today I thought I’d stick to a simple floral scene. I love the cobalt skies and scarlet flowers I see from my front door, and what could be simpler to paint? I’d forgotten about the many surrounding structures that frame and enhance the image…
Today I learnt a valuable lesson – EVERYTHING is about perspective. Perspective and light.
This light was moving fast. I had no time to figure out vanishing points, instead I held my breath and just painted what I saw. About an hour into it, I started to relax and have fun.
Despite the reigned in subject matter, it still took too long to paint, so back to the drawing board tomorrow – ha ha!