Sorry about the quality of this photo. Life has been complicated enough lately that the simple act of posting this picture is a great accomplishment.
Having felt rather uninspired lately, I took a trip to a local art store. Yummy. I should do that more often! They were having a sale on full sheets of 140 lb. Arches cold press — pretty much my all-time favorite paper. I snatched up 20 sheets and plan to go back for more.
I’ve been using cheap paper so long, I forgot how nice it is to paint using the real thing.
And since I got such a nice deal on full sheets, I decided to start using them. In full. No more tearing them into halfs or fourths. No guilt!
I also got myself a little art table that tilts. Good thing, I really didn’t have any good place to paint on these big sheets.
Anyway, here’s my first effort.
The dog is there mainly to show the scale of the painting.
my husband tells me that this picture is on a whole nother level from the rest of them, and if i add it, it will make the other pictures pout and feel self-conscious
i can live with that