Thursday, February 12, 2009

Purple Pine Pods, 48" x 65", oil on canvas

Today's painting session was spent finishing a piece started last year. It just seemed like the right time. Sometimes a painting will hang out in the studio for a long while before I am up to the task of finishing it. Some artists say the work is speaking to them. You could say that about this piece today. It was demanding my attention. I knew how I wanted it to look today. As I was painting the two cones on the branch I felt like I was painting faded old blue jeans.

This painting has been hanging out in the studio for a year or so--unfinished.

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