This Land is My Land

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Friday, April 29, 2011


Third painting in the "Wine Series"
24 x 18 on heavy linen canvas paper done with "Impasto infused" Chroma Interactive Acrylic paints.  Painted with expression-emotion- energy and rusticity ( I love that word) in an expressive style with a tad of semi-abstract thrown in to awaken the sleepy.

First I eliminate some of the white of the canvas - I LOST MY SUNGLASSES!

Next I put in some color for a "road map" to see where I'm going

Some additional color and texture and I start to develop the glass

I pour some wine in the glass :>) and start the
 development of the label and surrounding area and deepen the color on the pear as well as a few highlights

Put in some background- quick-quick (I do not like backgrounds!)

Put in some foreground (I like foregrounds) -here a tweak-there a tweak and: