Saturday, May 26, 2007

"Mushrooms" --- SOLD



I worked all day on a large painting (20"x50") - a commission - and am sooo tired. I did these mushrooms yesterday because I had a little extra time. The cool thing about my new brush, I am finding, is that for some reason it gives me the courage to put totally different colors RIGHT next to each other, where before I felt like they all had to blend together. So in these mushrooms for instance, which were mostly shades of gray, I tried to accentuate the subtle colors that were really there, and I think it worked pretty well.

5 comments:

Chris said...

The results with your new brush are very cool. In fact, I'm starting to think I should make a trip to the art supply store and actually buy myself a fancy new brush.

Mike said...

Very cool, Carol. Mushrooms don't make their colors apparent . . .until we paint them. Your work is killer!

Best!
Mike

Sarah Fox said...

I really love this one. The colors make the mushrooms seem to dance. Really beautiful!

Drew said...

Ive tried painting mushrooms before they are tough to paint, but you pulled it off. cool :]
Andrew N.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

these beautiful grays in every shade just ROCK.
Is this when you started using the Monarchs?
Since I started using the crisper brushes, I am getting the sharper brushwork that I love.
Beautiful colors here.