January 28, 2014

'Prima' A WIP

 Finished framed and photo... under glass so not so good.. but  read on to see how I got here .

OMG! so here I am back in my Art Hearts Place.
This post is about painting so thought it should be put here.
A while ago I did a quick sketch/study of a little ballerina
I liked it but knew I would do it larger, and on Arches 140 CP paper.  Frame size 18x24.
 I freehand sketched in pencil , then did the first wash of her skin.

Leaving that to dry I started working on the hair and ribbons.
I tend to 'piddle' with hair and hope I haven't overworked it..
So far this is where I'm at and will work on it tomorrow.

It's large 16"x20".  Well for me,  anything bigger than 11x14
is large. It's usually where I get into trouble.
Tomorrow's another day. And you still can visit with me on my 'Journey'  blog ..  BJ

Although not signed as yet, I worked on this today doing the tutu and don't want to 'piddle' too much.  That's a bad habit of mine.
I'll leave it on the easel and look at it for a couple days.. Then decide if it's worth a mat and frame..
It might be that I'll enter it into the art exhibit at the Strawberry Festival here in Plant City, Florida.. Feb. 27 - March 9.