Friday, July 31, 2009

St Augustine Sunrise


Before I start on finishing my painting I started yesterday, I wanted to post this little 5x7 that I did from a photo I shot on St Augustine Beach. I used my sunset setting while shooting and it almost looks more like a sunset, but I liked the vivid colors and decided it was still interesting. I am practicing self-control on my new painting. I like to finish in one sitting and yesterday after doing the initial lay in , the sky and middle ground, I decided to let it be, as the foreground will be the focus and I wanted to take my time. I read a lot about painters spending day even weeks on one painting and decided, maybe, just maybe, it might be good for the painting to take more time and think things through before I slap on my paint.

2 comments:

Janelle Goodwin said...

Your St. Augustine Sunrise is really lovely just as it is. I know what you mean about going to far with a painting. I've done that myself - eeeeek.

Rachel said...

I love this painting!