Tuesday, October 15, 2013

15 Minute Painting

Today's class at the Art Club was a lesson on getting it GOING~!  For a lot of artists, doing a small paining, soup-to-nuts, in an hours is UGH.... impossible.  Well, this painting was done in 15 minutes.  (I am getting a supreme kick out of the fact that I simply FORGOT to put the string on the tea tag!)  Every single person in the class did a great job on a 15 minute painting.  Below you'll see the first painting of the afternoon - done in just over an hour.  To the right, the same subject, done in 40 minutes.

Truly, when I was doing the first one, the hour-long study, I was silently thinking to myself "WHAT were you thinking with this drippy/lopsidedly glazed mug, a teabag package, and a tag????  But you know... when you are under the gun, so to speak.....  And here I want to say all the students were very accomplished! 
 
 
 



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7 comments:

  1. Great lesson and paintings even with no strings attached.!

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  2. Well I like it and especially that eggplant colored mug!

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  3. Great exercise. Can't believe you painted that one in 15 minutes!

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  4. Thanks Kelley for posting this, Im gonna have to try timing myself. Lovely painting :)

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  5. Kelley, great post. Wonderful reminder of the basics, that we all need to keep in mind!

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  6. Love this Kelley,especially the front of the cup with that luscious green stroke!

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