Thursday, 9 August 2012

Suite No.2 - version 2 ...


Suite No. 2
Acrylic on canvas
29.5 x 23.5 cm
SOLD Private Collection 

The first version of this painting just didn't feel 'right' to me so I've re-worked it. The previous one was too similar in tonality and I felt the image needed more contrast. The photograph has probably heightened that and intensified the colours, but I like the effect; in real life the light and shade are more subtly balanced. The photograph also lacks a little definition. I have been experimenting with using my phone rather than a camera. The phone wins for convenience but the camera just takes better photographs... 

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