Sunday, June 24, 2012


50/50 #6

50/50 (6)
Well, it turns out I miscounted and this is actually #6, the previous being number 5.  I know my math skills are under par but I was sure (up to this point) that I could count to 10 without any trouble.  Apparently, I was mistaken.  Actually, what happened is that the one I did fifth doesn't fit in stylistically with these, so I am renumbering them and confusing the hell out of myself.  It will all work out.  When they are all done, I just have to put my name and a date on the back.

I worked on three today and they are much more painterly with chiaroscuro.  I will decide later if I want to give that effect to all of them.  I just can't keep things simple.  I guess I find it boring to keep doing the same thing over and over exactly in the same way.  

Here's a great quote from a wonderful little book I just purchased called "Steal Like an Artist...10 things nobody told you about being creative" by Austin Kleon

"Don't worry about unity from piece to piece - what unifies your work is the fact that you made it"


Meera Rao said...

I like the textures ! And that quote too ;)

CrimsonLeaves said...

Love that quote! And I so agree.

I really can't wait to see the whole set completed.

Sharon said...

Love the series, Myrna! Your line work is delicious!

ashok said...

very creative

RH Carpenter said...

You're an artist, you don't have to do math! ha ha I love the quote - and am enjoying your series. I would like to see them all, whether they fit in with the series or not, just to see how busy you've been (and maybe give me a kick in the pants to do something besides feel like a wet washrag from the heat and humidity). Keep 'em coming, Myrna!!

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