"Everybody knows a work of art takes at least an hour!" Lucy to Linus, (Peanuts)

FineArtViews Painting Competition - Twice in the Fav 15%

http://canvoo.com/boldbrush/badge/13203 three times selected for FAV15%, Fine Art Views Bold Brush Painting Competition

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Making progress

So much red seems a bit overwhelming but necessary to deal with at this stage. I have begun to indicate the patterned fabric background and it is going to change the feel of this piece very much. The background colour of the fabric is an off white. I am hoping it does not end up being distracting. It can always get painted out again. The beauty of making art is that changes are allowed. Where else in life can you experiment so freely, take chances, try ideas without fear of
catastrophic outcomes? It's only paint.


  1. I like the progress in this painting. And I am loking forward to se the finished painting .
    So far it looks good :-)

  2. True..it is only paint. I am amazed at the way you work it though!

  3. Wow, this is an amazing piece of work!

  4. I'm really looking forward to seeing your final work!

  5. Only paint. I love that. :) ANd so true.

    This is one amazing piece Suzanne. I'm loving it!

  6. hi karen! this is coming along so beautifully! your work is just stunning. and so true, i must remember that it is only paint and anything can be changed. a still approach each stroke as if it's chipped in stone. thank you and watching this unfold is just wonderful. happy sunday!

  7. Great how you're showing all the steps.