I was tempted to avoid painting this, because I found the pegs hard to draw (and I thought I’d stuff them up painting them), but I’m glad I didn’t. The colour in the photo’s not quite accurate (what looks like a red peg is actually bright pink), but you get the idea.
OK, let me put this out there: I’d love to be a full-time artist one day. I know I’m nowhere near being able to even consider that, but if I put in the work, and lean on God’s grace, maybe in five or ten years I’ll be producing paintings that people actually want to buy.Continue reading “A crazy dream”
I have an idea to make a painting of a few coloured pegs, so last night I did a bit of sketching in preparation. I found them quite hard to draw—to see what was actually there. I think it’s the differing angles of the different planes.
I enjoyed picking up two (or more) colours on the brush and making marks with them.