Monday, October 15, 2007

Monday, October 15, 2007 - Cassie's Red Hat Again

I wanted to try something different with this portrait when I got "stuck" at the previous stage... So here's what I did...I went into my photo program and worked with the background to see how to make it more interesting and stronger...

Then I took that printout with me to the art room and tried to get it to look that way in the painting. Unfortunately, I overworked it too much. So I thought about the demo and talk Judy Anderson gave to our watercolor society about saving our "dogs" and got out some ink and thought about where I could pump up the volume.

I came up with this:

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