Happy New Year everyone!!! 2011... where does the time go.
I've been working on a couple of ideas for paintings over the last few days. I love the 'creation' phase when I take a photo or idea and develop it through sketches, words or both until I have the finished painting clearly in my mind.
I am hoping to do another painting using the glass roses but will leave it a couple more days before telling you more about this as I am still thinking through some details.
The other painting I have been working on is one I am basing on a photo that my daughter took of my son during the summer last year. My son is now 15 and is not keen on his photo being taken at all. I am cropping right in on the photo for my painting because his expression is just priceless and so teenage and I want this to be the focus.
I know this is a painting of my son but if you have adolescent sons or daughters or ever worked with or know teenegers I expect a lot of you have seen an expression like this before. My family think I should call this painting Meh!!! maybe I should (grin). If you have any other ideas for a title as I paint this I'd love to hear them.