(182) A Little Night Music
10 x 20, oil
This Macpherson assignment is about testing values by taking black and white photos to compare the finished painting (top) with a photo of the subject. It is a good comparison exercise allowing one to determine if the lights are light enough and the darks dark enough-also helps to see problems in drawing...
And here are some of the paintings for my upcoming show (couldn't display them all here because I ran out of steps, but you get the idea). If you are in the neighborhood Friday (June 6th) stop by the reception at the gallery between 5-7 p.m. (CDT) and say hello!
"Life is like a piano...what you get out of it depends on how you play it. One man gets nothing but discord, another gets harmony. No one claims the piano is at fault. Life is about the same. The discord is there, and the harmony is there. Study to play it correctly..." (anonymous)