Wednesday, 14 January 2015

DAY 14 - Using Color

I have been using "A Copybook for Japanese Ink-Painting" in learning the techniques for Oriental style painting. All of the reference photos are, of course, in black and white but today I decided to use color for my study.
Going Fishing
 I also used an unknown type of paper just to experiment. It was something I got at a garage sale and I like the way it turned out! The paper allowed a little bit of blending and I find the color more interesting than the black and white. I think I will try this combination again. I also like the vignette feel of this painting - it leaves a little bit to the imagination.

Check out the art submitted for today at -  http://lesliesaeta.blogspot.ca/ and then go and vote for your favorites at - http://paintamasterpiece.blogspot.ca/



4 comments:

  1. Val,
    This is just lovely.
    Connie

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    1. Thank you Connie, I had fun painting it - I think that always shows when an artist enjoys the work.

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  2. Val this is wonderful. It has the feel of an ancient piece of art. Very soothing. Everything is so well done. Bravo!

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  3. Thank you very much Sheila. I am so glad your posts encouraged me to do the challenge and got me working on these paintings. Thank you again!

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