Thursday, August 25, 2011

Spring Peepers - now supersized!!


 Spring Peepers
watercolor, 10" x 13"
Chris Beck

These days, everything gets supersized -- even the Peepers painting!! (OK, so supersized may be a bit of an exaggeration, but hey -- all things are relative!!) I revisited this subject this past week because the original challenge painting was a tad small for exhibition purposes. And actually, this is the second go at this size -- the first one met a sad end when I added a wash without thinking it through beforehand. We never become immune to these little "oops" moments I guess!!

I'm painting away, glad to have broken through the block that has been stifling me for quite a while now. It feels great to be back in the studio.

4 comments:

  1. It's great! I love the humor and the great composition.

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  2. Love it! Love the painting and the humor in it - and the size (would even like it bigger but that's just me). Hope you got a chance to stop by and see my spring peepers - all our treefrogs we were raising from tadpoles to froglets :)

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  3. Thanks, Carol and Rhonda! Glad you like it.

    Rhonda,I haven't been following blogs for a while, but I just went through all your froggie posts. What fun!! I'm impressed with your success at raising these little guys!

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  4. About time you are painting again! Looking forward to lots more.

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