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Old 04-11-2018, 06:43 AM
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2 paintings of same scene WIP's

I'm painting this scene twice. Same objects setup in my windowsill, but a different background for the two paintings. The objects are all blue, blue-green, or blue-violet colors. The background on the first painting has a lot of reds, so it will be about color contrasts. The background on the second painting is mostly greens, so it will be about color harmony.

The light is coming from outside, so the outside has to be all bright hi key, no dark shadows, and the objects in the window should be slightly darker, with some dark shadows.

"Red" painting.




"Green" painting. I need to brighten the window scene tremendously.
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Re: 2 paintings of same scene WIP's

Really well painted Allison. I think the fun part and the challenge will be to keep it un-busy. That will probably be brought about by color or focus vs. painterly somehow? Just my take on the progress later.
I remember doing a big still life a while back against a window which had tons of foliage outside.....drove me nuts.
Looking forward to your process.
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This is quite a challenge.
Very well painted!
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Re: 2 paintings of same scene WIP's

Nice posting, Allison.
Thank you.
The lowest one is telling me the most interesting story.
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Re: 2 paintings of same scene WIP's

Intriguing! So this is really a grisaille? My first reaction was that I preferred the second picture, it seemed as if the first would have the pagoda structure distracting the eye. On reflection I see that the calm pagoda and bridge curves might counter the busy still life in the foreground.
It will be very interesting to see how this develops.
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Old 04-14-2018, 04:34 AM
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Re: 2 paintings of same scene WIP's

Hi everyone. FYI - The second one looks better NOW because the values are in better range.

But I plan on glazing a lot, which will only darken the paintings, so I have to blow out all values at this stage so it will look correct later. Also light source is outside, so all outside objects must be lighter than the objects in the windowsill.
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Re: 2 paintings of same scene WIP's

lovely ...I really like the second one ...it piques my interest more and I think there is some potential for some beautiful highlights here and there. Really looking forward to seeing how they develop
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Old 04-16-2018, 10:50 AM
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"Green" painting
2nd grey background mostly finished. I still have to lighten trunks and few details. Then on to the foreground objects where I will also do a second grey layer.

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I very love this! Every inch seems filled with extraordinary detail and appreciation!
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