This piece is one of three which were impromptu pieces during a speech. The inspirations for each mark can with the words of the speaker.
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” – Scott Adams I personally think that a lot of individuals have been taught to fear mistakes. As children, were were rewarded for perfection, while condemned for mistakes. I think that it is important to look at the positive side of mistakes: … More Some Mistakes Are Good to Keep
I feel in love with the original painting because of its detail and how Roslin approched the fabric. Although, I think the painting is somewhat successful, I do feel that I could have taken more time to give care to those same areas. Still, I enjoy “The Lady with the Veil (His Wife),” especially the … More The Lady with the Veil by Alexander Roslin- Master Copy
This portrait study took a great amount of focus. It was difficult at first (trying to understand the angles and structure of the body, before manipulating the surface to look like the subject’s skin), but I learned a lot through every brush stroke. It exercised my ability to paint what was in front of me, … More Second Portrait – Female Medium Close Up
This was the last of the three huge charcoal drawings I finished in a studio class. I used a greyish blue toned paper and sticks of charcoal.