March Challenge: Paint What I Like, is the dawn. This is the view out my window in Brooklyn. Looking eastwards up towards Prospect Park I saw this beautiful orange glow through the trees and snapped a picture I knew I’d want to paint later… Dawn 8th Street View
March Challenge: Paint What I Like, is the dawn. This is the view out my window in Brooklyn. Looking eastwards up towards Prospect Park I saw this beautiful orange glow through the trees and snapped a picture I knew I’d want to paint later… Dawn 8th Street
I love reading your posts Charlie, and I so identify with “…but I miss the world where words themselves created images in our minds.” It’s one of the reasons I turned from art to writing, this idea of creating a picture in the reader’s mind. Thank you for all your delightful, inspired sharing! 🙂
“…watercolor painting and getting lost in the colors and music.” Yes-yes-yes! I do it all the time 🙂
“…my approach is sloppy, crazy and all over the place.” Haha–this is good to know! My current style is rather tight and controlled, but I know exactly what you mean.
It’s also good to know why you like painting reflective surfaces,…[Read more]
Thank you Shar, that’s so nice to hear! It’s true, the park really looks like this in February. I went out on a limb with all these scrawny bare limbs, and tried to capture a bit of the wildness there. Your comment and those above have really cheered me. 🙂
Thanks Pamela. I’m afraid I got all tangled up in the branches and wondered if I should bother posting it. I still can’t decide if I like it, but I spent a lot of time on it–too much time probably–and sometimes I think work deserves to be shared simply to honor the effort and commitment put into it.
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