Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Day 20

A Quiet Moment Alone
6 x 6 inch, oil on panel
© 2012 Kathleen Coy
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His and hers vitamins having an intimate moment. When I noticed the way the labels lined up, even though they were different sized bottles, I saw a painting right away.

This is one of my favorites of the daily paintings so far. It was fun from start to finish. I love suggesting detail, rather than getting too exact. To me, the suggested detail ends up looking more "real."

Here's a photo of my incredibly high-tech still life setup - A box I made out of mat board with a window cut out for the light. You can see the different colored card stock I use for backgrounds. It works pretty slick.