Tuesday, January 18, 2011

"Turkey Tail Fungus" Next Step

I have now finished the lower left corner. My original intent was to matte the piece along the sides where I stopped with the colored pencil.  I have changed my mind and have decided to extend the painting into the border region and let it vignette. (An unbordered picture, often a portrait, that shades off into the surrounding color at the edges.)

As you can see I have started working on softening the border.  It is important to stand back at this point and take a look at your work. It is okay to change direction or deviate from your original purpose or intent if that is what the painting needs. Be brave!

1 comment:

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