This is proving to be a lot tougher than I had anticipated. It took me most of yesterday to paint the tiny painting below, and I was concerned. How could I justify spending an entire day just painting? Then I remembered that I had taken leave to paint – to do exactly this. Mission accomplished, guilt abolished.
This is my kitchen as seen from the conservatory/ sunroom. My plan for today (day 3) is to sit against the washing machine and paint the spot where I spent most of yesterday. That’s the plan, still undecided on the medium.
I Googled ‘lessons in perspective’ prior to tackling this and can now inform you with complete authority that this is one point perspective. A simple, straight on view. Today’s painting (if all goes to plan), should be the same. I’ll tackle 2 and 3 point perspective when I’m good and ready.
I also did some reading up on grisaille – here I’ve only used it as a guide for tonal values, but with time permitting, I’d love to try and do it properly.