Sunday, June 03, 2012

Study "Hawthorne Method of Painting" 6x8

Charles Hawthorne (1872 - 1930) says use a blunt knife to paint then paint something that is NOT PRETTY.  So I chose this good-looking John Deere
tractor, not my usual flowers.
He says avoid drawing, just put a spot of colour in the right place then another CORRECT value and colour next to it. I did everything he told me:

I missed my brush and I missed my drawing and I used an awful lot of acrylic paint but had FUN - just like he said I was a useful study and I learnt a lot by reading "Hawthorne on Painting.".
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