Sunday, March 4, 2012

Burros, in progress

I have been so busy, and haven't taken time to post here. So much going on right now. Yesterday I spent time looking through photos I shot at Helldorado Days in Tombstone, and printed several good ones for paintings. More on that to come.

This is a 9x12 acrylic in progress of a pair of patient burros, kind of snoozing in the afternoon. It's almost there, but I have some tweaks yet. This is actually the third go from the reference. First was in watercolor, didn't like it; then in colored pencil, didn't like it . . . so now acrylic, and so far so good, I think.

I always want to hear comments on any work I post! It's revealing to see how others view the painting or drawing; sometimes uplifting and sometimes not, but always welcome.

Anyway, here is the piece so far: