Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Flare

'Flare' 
5 x 7 inch oil on masonite
$65 plus $7 US shipping, or $15 International shipping


You’d find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair, people who haven’t red hair don’t know what trouble is – Anne of Green Gables

I realized something today. Part of the reason I like painting with oils is because it's a constant challenge for me. And there's a lot of discovery too, figuring out how to do something that I was having trouble with before. I have to think the whole time, and there's also a lot of uncertainty. . . which is also why I don't like painting with oils. ;)

But the only way to get over that is to keep on painting. Onward! :D

Reference photo by Katlin Lewis. 
 

8 comments:

  1. Muy expresiva...y la tonalidad general es muy original!
    Te felicito,Crystal!

    Abrazos desde Chile.

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  2. I'd never guess that your struggling, but that the beauty, you make it all look so effortless. Love the Anne quote and this piece

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  3. Un regard très mystérieux... Une belle rousse !
    Une oeuvre magnifique... Continuez à nous surprendre.
    Gros bisous

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  4. This is a DEAR and Stunning painting!

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  5. Beautifully painted, Crystal! Love those eyes!!

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  6. I love this- beautiful color. I like to switch off between watercolor and oils also, and learn so much from the differences.

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  7. But you have already mastered oils, lol! How come you can't see that?
    It's a beautiful painting... I've yet to see anything you have painted in any medium that has been any less than beautiful! :0)

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  8. I agree with Sandra. Lovely! I think red-haired women may be your muse because you bring a certain je ne sais quoi to them ; ) Did you grow up watching the Anne Of Green Gables show (did it air in the States)? Or read hte books. I think that you would love her.

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