Monday, May 12, 2014

"THE BLOSSOM" - SUNDAY, 11-05-2014

From Vanessa

I didn't planned to paint today, but morning was too good to miss. So, I grabbed the easel and run to catch the blossom.

I decided to work today with limited palette (less then 10 colors, with no use of some basic, alike: red, orange and black) + single-brush, and I hoped to make it light and airy.

From the first minutes of work I considered it once again : I do NOT like this brand ("Georgian")! Colors have not enough pigment, they can't cover, they are not flexible and mix bad. White is especially annoying: thick and not elastic, hard to work with ! Please remember me do NOT buy them again ever !


Anyway, I managed it in semitransparent way,
trying to go on and keep it bright.

and here leg of my easel folded and all the stuff, include painting & palette with colors, ruined. 
OMG... But well, it was just a little damage, could be worse. 

I was so busy , fighting with bad-quality materials, that didn't took more photos of process. Just believe my confession, that this painting switched to another "direction" couple of times, and , at least twice I thought that "It's done", but didn't actually stopped painting...

Oil on canvas 
40 x 28 cm.
© VANESSA STASHINSKI 2014
€160, unframed.

Here how it comes, finally. 
Will be glad to receive your feedback, folks.

Greetings, 
Your Vanessa


15 comments:

  1. Светлана БельковичMay 14, 2014

    кто буянил?

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    1. у этюдника нога сложилась и он рухнул со всем хозяйством. Неприятно, но не смертельно, обошлось почти без потерь.

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  2. One of the many hazards of plein air. At least it didn't ruin the painting.

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    1. no, this time it was soft-mess I had a I have a memorable scar from another adventure (much more vivid!) , when my easel fell from the roof (I painted watercolor, standing on the roof) > just inside the yard of the mosque, behind their fence , guarding with dogs.....

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    2. Oh my goodness that is dedication to your art...

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    3. :-D haha.. yessss.. here are years of crashing experience !

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  3. Michel DufrasneMay 14, 2014

    j'adore :-)

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    1. very glad you do, Patricia ! thanks ! :-)

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  5. Lois PougnetMay 14, 2014

    I love this one too for different reasons. You've really got the effect of bright light on the flowers. and the clours are superb

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  6. wow!! sooo beautiful, great color combination, love it!!

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  7. Marcel GagnonMay 14, 2014

    Très joyeux, j'aime beaucoup, Vanessa xx <3

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  8. Lucie Marie FerennoOctober 16, 2015

    All stages are very good . It will be fine to keep each of them .

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