Thursday, May 7, 2015

Spot of Tea

Spot of Tea 9 x 12 oil

This was painted on Arches oil paper. I picked some simple shapes
that I'm familiar with and made it up without a reference.

This made it easier for me to focus on spots of color and color relationships,
which was the point of this painting.

I let go of worrying about a finished painting or following
reality too closely.
I find painting like this meditative and very relaxing.

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I welcome and appreciate your comments.

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  1. I love this painting, Bruce! I love still life paintings anyway, but when they're of the tea or coffee themed variety...even better.

    Beautiful...and with a dreamy meets warm meets happy feel to it.

    1. Thank you June, I appreciate you taking the time to comment.

  2. You're very welcome, Bruce. I hope to be able to comment on a more regular basis...still working on trying to figure out how to improve on my time-management 'skills' (or lack thereof lately).

  3. Replies
    1. Free from reference! Drew in some simple shapes and then just focused on color.... fun!

  4. Very soothing piece, Bruce. Nice!

    1. Hi Julie,

      Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. Happy you like:)

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