Friday, October 31, 2014

ATM Line

This is for Virtual Paintout October 2014 County Kerry Ireland challenge, it's oil on 10x14.

When I was browsing through a local town, I thought the ATM line would make an interesting composition so I selected four out of all the people in line (ref). During the painting process, I was actually stuck for a while because I couldn't get the color right as everything seemed a bit grey to me. Today is the last day of challenge, so I have to get myself out of the rut, so I brightened the background wall, and intensify the color for the people, and have to call it a day.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Green Pasture in County Kerry

This is for Virtual Paintout October 2014 challenge, County Kerry, Ireland. It's oil on 10x14 canvas panel.

This scene (ref) is actually quite humorous. The Google Street photos before and after this shoot showed the cows minding their business, in this particular frame, all three cows looked at the camera, as if they're asking "what are you looking at". Given the beautiful open pasture with yellow flowers, I had to paint it.