Monday, November 2, 2009

A Day With No Glasses, 5x7 Oil

Today I seem to have lost my last pair of 'readers'... OK, I had them on last night and today they're AWOL. So this was painted without any clear vision. Probably why its smudgy looking! I found a pair (stopped at two places on the way home from the studio - they each had every strength but 2.25, which is what I need - I didn't even CARE what they looked like!) in the bottom of my backpack, twisted so the 'arms' were in front - so I can kind of see now - although they're very scratched! Anyway I had this great pomegranate and wanted to paint it so I did (2 for $4 at Whole Foods). Kind of don't like the split background. Should've gone with all yellow-y green. Pin It

7 comments:

  1. Soooo funny! I bought pomegranate yesterday at Whole Foods also! I love them but what a mess. I had the juice all over myself...lol!
    Love the painting.... I think it's great!!

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  2. Foe someone painting without her glasses I would say this is very very good. Without my glasses, well it would be an abstract and not a good one. Jeanne

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  3. I hate it when I lose my glasses--basically can't see! Very nice painting, love your colors.

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  4. Love this Kelley! I often paint without my glasses, putting them on near the end to see how I've done. Sometimes it works! It sure did for you today.

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  5. Smudgy works really well Kelley! I like the fact that you did not paint every one of those little seeds, and until I read about the background, I just read it as a shift in space...it works for me!

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  6. The seeds (or whatever they are called) look so great. These colors are so beautiful together. I think the split background gives it interest and ties back in with the shadow. Really lovely!

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  7. Kelley!

    If you could paint this without glasses imagine what you COULD do with them on!

    -Dean

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