Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Summer Door

8x10 acrylic on stretched canvas

This was a perfect example of why painting from life is different, and better than from a photo if you have the luxury.  I snapped a photo to see how the camera saw what I was painting.  I was startled at the photo because the window in the door was so much lighter, and that's not what I was seeing as I painted.    Here's the photo:

3 comments:

  1. You really have a gift for taking a simple subject and turning it into an interesting composition.

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  2. This is wonderful Lauren. I especially love the things hanging on the hook in the ray of light.
    I totally understand about the window in the door being different in the photo to what you actually could see. Sunset is the same...it bleaches it out.

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  3. Nicely done! I've often thought of doing interiors but find them intimidating. Enjoyed seeing the landscape of your area—hope you won't be going to a home anytime soon!

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