My green painting

I’m taking a beginning class in oil painting this fall.  Above is the first actual painting I’ve produced.  The assignment here was to stay essentially monochromatic, and I was working in greens, with a bit of blue-ish gray thrown in.  Obviously my depiction is a little off, and that’s just one factor you have to keep in mind – there’s also the light-dark tone, and the saturation of the color, and lots of other things!  I’m finding the most interesting things happen when you don’t try to completely control things, and go with a somewhat impressionistic approach.

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  • oakhill193  On November 22, 2009 at 8:57 pm

    Very nice! Wouldn’t have guessed it was from a beginner.

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