I love my creative use of blog titles....need to work on that...
Ok, so I lied about getting those images up. Worked at finishing up the "Landlord" but really was not happy, so I had to rework a bit. I felt the lion's mane was becoming an entity of its own. Though I love specific and tight rendering of paint, my tendency is to get way too much into detail overall. It is my natural way of painting, and though it isn't "wrong", I like to incorporate more loose painting technique in some areas of a painting. In college, my drawing professor stated my rendering of clouds made them appear to be made of "lead" because they were so detailed.
Still really cloudy and dark yesterday, a supposed clear up is to take place today. So, hopefully, photos soon.
I started a new painting yesterday based on this sketch: