Wednesday, October 1, 2014

30 Day Challenge


I started the 30 Day Painting Challenge on-the-road, and had to paint in a hotel room!  
I used watercolor for the "first time" so I wouldn't have to bring my oils with me.   
I thought Abstracts would be easy and fun?   Easy, NO!   Fun?   When they worked, they were fun, but I painted many abstracts that didn't get posted!

I learned that Abstract or Representational Art needs a good design to work.   
Color will help, but will only take you so far, 
than it is the job of the focal point to hold the painting together.

I want to Thank Leslie Saeta for hosting this challenge once again, 
and Thank You for looking!

5 comments:

  1. Congratulations Jack! At least you did it!

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    1. JanettMarie,
      Well yes, if you use "The New Math"!
      I was on a roll and enjoying "The Challenge" until a family situation diverted my attention.
      Thank You for your very kind comment!

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  2. Loved all of your work. The collage is so well put together. It is a beautiful and diverse body of work.

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  3. Sharon,
    I didn't set out to have a diverse body of work this month! I "thought" it would all be abstract. I chose abstract as a challenge, because I have never done abstract before and thought I would learn in the process! What I learned was "ALL" types of art depend on design to be successful. And maybe I should leave abstract up to those that do it so well!
    Thank you for your wonderful comment!

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