Monday, January 11, 2010

Golden Pot for Thirty-Three

Golden Pot  Oil on Linen 11 x 14

Most of my creative energy has gone into writing for the past ten days. I'm continuing to work on Picard's biography, but I still manage to fit in some painting because I love it. Perhaps you'd be interested to see a work in progress. I think it is fun to see a half-grown painting. Here is the painting so far. The Golden Pot is not yet golden, but you can see a hint of it in the reflection on the bottle.

On the left is a photo of my still life setup.  Credit for this method of painting goes to The Carder Method.  See link on the right.

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  1. This is looking really good Shelley! Do you always work on one section at a time?

  2. Hi Liz, no I don't always work this way. This painting is mostly done using The Carder Method. There is a link to the website on the right. I seem to be all over the map in my painting methods these days... Sometimes like this, sometimes working up the canvas in layers. I'm a bit mixed up about it all! How about you?

  3. Hi Shelley, This is looking real good - I'm going to have to check out your Carder method - as I'm teaching several painting classes this semester. You know that painting glass is one of my loves.