Saturday, February 18, 2012

"X" Marks the Spot  - 8 x 10
Day 13 (just seems like 48)



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Welcome to my dark side. Face it, we all have one. This piece is in strong contrast to my lighter side which is demonstrated in "Three Amigos" (2/6/2012). This is my attempt at nearly monochromatic. When this still life was set up I just kept being attracted to the spot where the light on the pear and the ribbon connected. I know about tangents and trying to avoid them but I don't really care. Sometimes I just want to do what is wrong just because someone told me I shouldn't. So, what is my favorite part of this painting - the place where the "X" is formed - oh well, sometimes being wrong just feels right.

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