Tweetie, 6" x 6", oil
This is my 2nd painting in the challenge. I painted this Sept. 21st. I found a photo of this metal wind-up toy on Etsy (for sale) and thought it would be a great subject to paint. I like the character of the vintage metal toys. Nice bright colors.
2 Brown Mice, 6" X 8", oil
3rd painting done on Sept.23rd. 2 Mice figurines. These were a lot of fun to paint. The colors on the mice had subtle variations between grays and browns. As you can tell I enjoy painting objects. With every painting I'm feeling more comfortable with the medium.
Waterlilies, 8" x 8", oil
I admire the work of artists who paint with thick paint strokes, bright colors, and a free style. This is something I want to move towards myself. But being an illustrator by profession, I find it difficult to let go and loosen up. This waterlilies painting is my attempt at being more "expressive". I don't think I succeeded with the colors or the direction of the brush strokes. But it's definitely a starting point.