After many weeks (or is it months?) of crazy work and travel schedule I am happy to be back to painting again.
At this point, being staved of art for so long, I am ready paint like a mad person and also I like challenges. I was reading Carole Marine's book on daily painting and that gave me the idea to try it myself.
Good or bad, small or big, do a painting everyday and share it here - this is what I hae challenged myself.
Today's painting is a copy of Hazel Soan's painting from her book. Master copies is a great way to learn, and I always learn a lot when I copy paintings I admire. The idea is not to make an exact copy, but is to make a study of the painting and make mental notes on the learnings while creating the study.
Today's master study is a copy of John Lidzey's "Flowers in the studio".
I found this painting while looking through Hazel Soan's Flower Painting Workshop book.
For tomorrow's study I want to repeat the same painting but with a little Tom Hoffmann thrown in, i.e. paint the shapes first and think about how much farther in the painting process do the elements need to be seperated.