Mon, whole orange, orange pieces and a glass. too much, not enough time. came out well, though. Oil on canvas board, 6×8. Feb 23, 2009.
Sun Feb 22. 3 daisies in glass. 1.5 hours.
Sat, Feb 21. Daisy in jar. took 3 hours. I’m working on painting the thing without all the details.
Fri, Feb 20, 2009, 10am nap. Lemon and 2 oranges. I got my missing oil colors in the mail and did my first oil painting in a while. It was nice working in oil, but now i need to figure out ventalation! And I think my ultramarine is not very good – if I cant …
Thurs, Feb 19th, 11am nap. 2 grapes. Color came out much better. 6×8, acrylic on canvas board.
Weds, Feb 18th, 7pm, Watermellon. Had to repaint 3 times. Color’s much better. 6×8, acrylic on canvas board.
Weds, Feb 18th, 2pm (nap time). Painting grapes again. Working on using thinner paint as a wash. Colors came out better but not quite enough contrast and color yet. 6×8, acrylic on bristol.
Tues, Feb 17th, 3pm, painted grape cluster. Bogged down in tetails nad not seeing the colors right. Did not like the purple wash I laid down, either. Suprised by the color I see in the grapes. 6×8, acrylic on canvas board.
Tues, Feb 17th, 6am, painted 2 oranges. I liked these a lot more – had fewer strokes and fewer re-does and more lightnes. 6×8, acrylic on canvas board.
Started again with a painting a day on Monday, Feb 16th, 2009, 4am. Painted 3 oranges. Working on good colors, light, and minimum of strokes. repainted oranges 3 times. 8×10, acrylic on casvas board.