View Full Version : Larger paintings

02-18-2008, 04:29 PM
Just bought some large stretcher bars from jerrysartarama i thought i would try those leonardo heavy duty stretchers they look like real quality stretchers with cross braces can't wait to get them.

Three 30 x 40 size stretchers I think its going to be a real challange for me to paint this size, I thinking doing small scale studies first,

02-18-2008, 04:42 PM
I would be terrified of getting bogged down in details:lol:
Can't wait to see what you produce on something this size though!.....
~~Kathleen waiting here, Have you started yet Huh? tehehehehe

02-18-2008, 04:45 PM
Just dive in. Throw some colour on and start. After all you can always gesso over and start again, have fun laf

02-18-2008, 07:03 PM
Have fun. Maybe you'll inspire me to go bigger. I wish my studio was bigger! Lol!

02-18-2008, 07:31 PM
There is something really "freeing" about painting that big. Have fun with it!

02-18-2008, 08:20 PM
Of course small size studies first until you find the wham bam beautiful will sell in a heartbeat composition and color combination. Then, go for it and get in touch with a reliable gallery to show your work. You have a bunch of smaller studies, anchored by one or two large blockbuster paintings, you should be off and running.

All those summer people coming to Maine will be glad to spend a bit more on a Maine painter of a local scene.