This is a terribly dark and gloomy and out of focus photo (taken at night)…. but this is what I am working on right now.
After really focussing a lot last year on my character sculptures and hardly painting at all (I think I did perhaps 3 paintings all last year?) I am trying my best to remedy that for 2012. That means I am drawing every day and working on paintings whenever I have time to be in the studio. It feels really good. I am a terrible friend, wife and house-cleaner when I am painting as everything else kind of gets put to the side but I am what I am and it feels kind of necessary at the moment.
I am not sure where this one is going. I was really liking it but could not get the figure to work to my satisfaction so painted out the body, then the angle of the head was bothering me so I painted that out too even though there was something about the face that I loved. I hope I don’t regret that as this figure is so far turning out very differently to how I expected it to.
Back to the studio for me and I will keep you updated on the progress of this piece.
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