I like to paint small - the composition just works for me so last year I created a series of about 20 or 25 6"x6" paintings. There was one set of four that were all abstract mountain landscapes. They came out great and worked well in that size but I just had a client who liked them but needed them larger so I am recreating the paintings to be 20x20. I love a challenge and took it on.
The challenge is how to take brushstrokes from a small painting and have it work - to have the composition work and make sense. Below are three views - one with my blank canvas and the mini that I am recreating, the next about halfway there and the third...the final piece.
And - the clienet wanted two so I am onto the next one now - I will share that one next week.Read More