Slowly and carefully adding more of the background details brings out the outlines of the main figures. I am pleased with the promise of the layout. It is getting more interesting as it comes to life.
A deja vu image that keeps coming back? I sure do. The third time around is a rendering in watercolor… step one.
Using my reference images I sketch in the collage, changing what I want. Most of the change is the desire for movement in the collage. The way I’m approaching this is changing the singer’s face in a more Hispanic flavor, with hair flowing up and twisting around. Another change is to make the piano keyboard dance in a curve around the guitar. I use resist on the piano keys and other white areas that I want to reserve. Then lightly wash in some of the shapes to see if I am happy with my layout.
is a celebration of painting the spirit of the horse using a collage of all ages, hues, and personalities. It was simply inspired from my ongoing love of the equine since early childhood. My first job was in the summer working for “Tugman’s Stable” which was within walking distance from where we lived in Kahaluu, Oahu, Hawaii. The duties included feeding, cleaning stalls and riding beautiful ex-race horses in the surrounding mountain paths every day. A job I really loved.
Do you know where this painting is?